Distributed Generation

Helpful Information & Documents

Renewable Energy System Owners

Renewable Energy works at Kittitas PUD with the help of the Washington State Department of Revenues Renewable Energy Cost Recovery Incentive Payment Program. Kittitas PUD administers this program on behalf of the DOR annually from July 1st through the following June 30th to qualifying customers in accordance with WAC 458-20-273. This program allows individuals that generate electricity from solar power, wind power or anaerobic digesters to receive a production incentive. Incentives are capped and the program expires June 30, 2020.

Washington State DOR Incentive Cap Update

** As of August 28, 2018, the Kittitas PUD was notified that the State incentive payments for Distributed Generation production (Solar or Wind Generators) has reached the limit for approved projects. The Kittitas PUD net metering is still available with PUD approval **

Washington State University's update to the Renewable Energy Incentive Program (PDF)

On July 7, 2017 the Washington State Legislation passed Senate Bill 5939 that promotes a sustainable, local renewable energy industry through modifying renewable energy system tax incentives and providing guidance for renewable energy system component recycling.

Customers can either apply online or the application (PDF) can be printed out to send in.
Distributed Generation application checklist (PDF)
Distributed Generation Application (PDF)
Power Purchase and Interconnection Agreement (PDF)

Renewable Energy System Cost Recovery Annual Incentive Payment Application
A copy of this document can be located electronically (PDF).

Renewable Energy System Cost Recovery Certification
A copy of your State approved Certification is required to be submitted with your payment application for new customers. If you have submitted your certification previously we have a copy in your customer file and you do not need to send another copy at this time.

If you would like more information on this program WAC 458-20-273 "Renewable energy system cost recovery" explains in depth the rules and regulations for this program.