High winds up to 60 mph are expected in your area on Wednesday and into the Thanksgiving holiday, with the potential to cause power outages. Please prepare by visiting our Outage Center for more information and safety tips. You can also sign up to receive electric outage alerts via text, phone or email.

High winds up to 60 mph are expected in your area on Wednesday and into the Thanksgiving holiday, with the potential to cause power outages. Please prepare by visiting our Outage Center for more information and safety tips. You can also sign up to receive electric outage alerts via text, phone or email.

High winds up to 60 mph are expected in your area on Wednesday and into the Thanksgiving holiday, with the potential to cause power outages. Please prepare by visiting our Outage Center for more information and safety tips. You can also sign up to receive electric outage alerts via text, phone or email.

High winds up to 60 mph are expected in your area on Wednesday and into the Thanksgiving holiday, with the potential to cause power outages. Please prepare by visiting our Outage Center for more information and safety tips. You can also sign up to receive electric outage alerts via text, phone or email.

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Generator Interconnection Information

Interested in interconnection? Before you can begin to sell electricity generated by your renewable energy system to Consumers Energy, you must have prior approval.

When you're ready to apply, see below for additional information and applications. Please be advised leading zeroes have been added to existing application reference numbers for applications received in 2018 or earlier. This is for internal tracking purposes only.

Still have questions? Call us at 517-788-1432, email us or mail your application to the below address.

Consumers Energy
Interconnection Coordinator
Rm P14-206
1945 West Parnall Road
Jackson, MI 49201

View the latest generator interconnection status report or download an Excel version here.

Category 1 Generator Output 20 kW or Less
Interconnection Procedures - Category 1
Application - Category 1 Parallel Operating - Generation Only (Form 1219)
Application - Category 1 Net Metering Only (Form 1217)
Application - Category 1 Parallel Operating - Generation and Net Metering Combination (Form 1218)
Parallel Operating Agreement (POA) Category 1 and Category 2 Projects (Form 1216)
Commissioning Test Report - Category 1 and 2 (Form 1739)
Category 2 Generator Output Greater Than 20 kW but Less than or Equal to 150 kW
Interconnection Procedures - Category 2
Application - Category 2 Net Metering Only (Form 1207)
Application - Category 2 Parallel Operating - Generation and New Metering (Form 1208)
Application - Category 2 Parallel Operating Agreement - Generation Only (Form 1209)
Parallel Operating Agreement (POA) Category 1 and Category 2 Projects (Form 1216)
Commissioning Test Report - Category 1 and 2 (Form 1739)
Category 3 Generator Output Greater than 150 kW but Less Than or Equal to 550 kW
Interconnection Procedures - Category 3
Application - Category 3 Net Metering (Form 1213)
Application - Category 3 Parallel Operating - Generation and Net Metering (Form 1214)
Application - Category 3 Parallel Operating - Generation Only (Form 1215)
Contact List 0 kW - 750 kW
Category 4 Generator Output Greater than 550 kW but Less Than or Equal to 2 MW
Interconnection Procedures - Category 4
Application - Category 4 Parallel Operating - Generation Only (Form 1220)
Parallel Operating Agreement (POA) Category 3 - 5 Projects (Form 1200)
Contact List 0 kW - 750 kW
Category 5 Generator Output Greater than 2 MW
Interconnection Requirements - Category 5
Application - Category 5 Parallel Operating - Generation Only (Form 1221)
Parallel Operating Agreement (POA) Category 3 - 5 Projects (Form 1200)
Contact List 0 kW - 750 kW
Generation Connection Supplement
Generation Connection Supplement