Installing a commercial solar PV system in Palo Alto? Here's what you need to know.

The City of Palo Alto requires all contractors installing commercial PV systems within City limits to apply for a PV Permit and receive Final Interconnection Approval (also known as "Permission to Operate"). Click the button below to learn more.

 

Contact

 

The City of Palo Alto Utilities (CPAU) is the municipal utility that oversees PV rebates, Net Energy Metering programs and Interconnection agreements, while the City of Palo Alto Building Department processes PV Permits and issues final PV system approvals.

 

 

City of Palo Alto Utilities Programs & Services


CONTACT FOR: Inquiries relating to Net Energy Metering
Programs and agreements
PHONE: (650) 329-2241
EMAIL: PVPartners@cityofpaloalto.org

 


City of Palo Alto Building Department


CONTACT FOR: PV Permitting, Interconnection Approval
PHONE: (650) 329-2496
EMAIL: PVAppointments@cityofpaloalto.org

 

 

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