ILLINOIS REGISTER 3727
ILLINOIS COMMERCE COMMISSION
NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULES
b) When an interconnection request is for an increase in capacity for an existing
distributed generation facility, the interconnection request shall be evaluated on
the basis of the new total nameplate capacity of the distributed generation facility.
c) EDCs shall designate a point of contact and provide contact information on their
websites. The point of contact shall be able to direct applicant questions
concerning interconnection request submissions and the interconnection request
process to knowledgeable individuals within the EDC.
d) The information that the EDC makes available to potential applicants can include
prior EDC studies to help applicants understand whether it is feasible to
interconnect a distributed generation facility at a particular point on the EDC's
electric distribution system. However, the EDC can refuse to provide the
information to the extent that providing it violates security requirements or
confidentiality agreements, or is contrary to State or federal regulations. In
appropriate circumstances, the EDC may require a confidentiality agreement prior
to release of this information.
e) After an interconnection request is deemed complete by the EDC, any
modification that is not agreed to by the EDC requires submission of a new
f) When an applicant is not currently a customer of the EDC at the proposed site, the
applicant shall provide, upon EDC request, proof of the applicant's legal right to
control the site, evidenced by the applicant's name on a property tax bill, deed,
lease agreement or other legally binding contract.
g) The EDC or the applicant may propose a single point of interconnection for
multiple distributed generation facilities located at an interconnection customer
site that is on contiguous property. If the applicant rejects the EDC's proposal for
a single point of interconnection, the applicant shall pay any additional cost to
provide a separate point of interconnection for each distributed generation facility.
If the EDC, without written technical explanation, rejects the customer's proposal
for a single point of interconnection, the EDC shall pay any additional study cost
to provide separate points of interconnection for each distributed generation
h) The interconnection customer shall allow the EDC to isolate the distributed
generation facility. The interconnection customer shall permit the EDC to affix a
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