Getting Started

Once you decide to invest in solar at your home, follow these steps to ensure you get a correctly installed solar system.


Contact Solar CompaniesContact local solar installation contractors

 Get quotes and compare the total costs and payback periods of different systems and installers.  Contact Jefferson Utilities so we can make preparations ahead of time that won't delay your installation.



 Complete DocumentsComplete required Public Service Commission documents

 Complete the Distributed Generation Application prior to installation and the Distributed Generation Interconnection Agreement upon completion, as well as other necessary forms.



 Obtain Local PermitsObtain local permits

 Make sure your contractor contacts your local government permitting office to submit the necessary paperwork and have a structural analysis performed for any roof-mounted application.



 Contact UsContact Jefferson Utilities

 Let us know when you begin construction of your solar project so that we can schedule to have a bi-directional meter installed and provide any needed assistance.



Installation & InspectionInstallation and inspection

 Upon final installation of your solar system, have a final inspection by your local building inspector.