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Apply for Net Metering Interconnection

We support renewable energy and partner with our customers to ensure safe and reliable interconnection of renewable energy into the electric grid. 

Pepco is pleased to offer a brand new online interconnection application​ system to customers as of March 2016. ​The benefits of applying online are many:

  • Intuitive and interactive process steps you through the application

  • Many pull-down lists and field validations for easy input

  • Ask our experts questions while you are in the portal

  • Online signature feature eliminates the need for physical signatures

  • Upload attachments online – no need to email or snail-mail supporting documents

  • Automation quickly moves the application along to the next step in the process

  • Monitor your application’s near-real-time status 24/7 through a detailed, personalized dashboard

Other features will be added in a few months as we continue to enhance the application process, including:

  • Automated data fill and additional validation

  • Online payments  [meanwhile, you can continue to pay the NEM application fee through Speedpay​​ ​​or by mailing in a check with your invoice]

  • Other customer-usability features

The general online application submission process is:

  • Contractor logs in ​​​to the online application portal

  • Contractor completes the online application and uploads supporting documents, then submits

  • Pepco sends customer an email advising the application is ready for the customer’s online review and approval

  • Following the link in the email, ​customer logs in to Pepco’s My Account page

  • Customer clicks on the “Requested Work” link under My Programs on the right-hand side of the page

  • Customer reviews the application, agrees to the Terms and Conditions and the application, and submits

  • The system calculates and sends contractor an invoice for the application fee

  • The application proceeds through the approval steps. ​Customer and contractor ca​n log in and monitor the progress through their personalized NEM Dashboard, 24/7

If y​ou have questions about your application, you can ​Contact Us Online​.

Currently, the online application is designed for use by desktop computers and tablets using Chrome; Firefox; Safari; Internet Explorer 10, 11, and Edge; Apple Tablet and Android Tablet (native browsers).  You can download most of these browsers through Pepco’s web​site. Other browsers and smart phone optimization will be added in the future. Customers without one of the recommended browsers should submit a paper application.

Ready to begin?  Have handy the customer’s recent Pepco bill, proposed renewable generation system manufacturer’s specifications sheet, and electronic files of the proposed system’s single-line drawing and site plan. Then access the online application portal.   




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