Or. Admin. R. 860-084-0260 - Interconnection Requirements for Solar Photovoltaic Pilot Program
(1) To be qualified for interconnected operation, a qualifying system must be certified as complying with the following standards as applicable:
(a) IEEE standards; and
(b) UL 1741 Inverters, Converters, and Controllers for Use in Independent Power Systems (January 2001).
(2) A system is considered as certified to the standards of section (1) of this rule, and the electric company may not require further design review, testing, or additional equipment, if:
(a) The system is a complete equipment package that has been submitted by a manufacturer to a nationally recognized testing and certification laboratory, and has been tested and listed by the laboratory for continuous interactive operation with an electric distribution system in compliance with the applicable codes and standards listed in section (1) of this rule; or
(b) The system is an equipment package that includes a generator or other electric source and the equipment package has been tested and listed as an integrated package in compliance with the applicable codes and standards listed in section (1) of this rule; or
(c) The certified equipment package comprises only the interface components (switchgear, inverters, or other interface devices), and the interconnection applicant has shown that
(A) The solar photovoltaic system being used is compatible with the equipment package;
(B) Testing and listing of the solar photovoltaic generator being used, as performed by the nationally recognized testing and certification laboratory, is consistent with the testing and listing of the interface component equipment package; and
(C) The testing and listing specified for the package is consistent with the applicable codes and standards listed in section (1) of this rule.
(3) A qualifying system may not interconnect to a transmission line.
Stat Auth: ORS 757.360 - 757.380
Stats. Implemented: ORS 757.360 - 757.380
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