What is Distributed Generation (DG)?

Distributed Generation refers to an Energy Producing System that is located at or near where the energy will be used, such as solar panels on a house.

In a residential setting, common distributed generation systems include:

  • Solar panels
  • Small wind turbines

Download the Residential Renewable Energy Resources Permit Packet (PDF) for more information about DG interconnection in Stillwater.

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1. Can I install a wind generator or solar panels on my home?
2. How does this affect my bill?
3. I heard the City is looking at a community solar option. How is that different from DG?
4. What is Distributed Generation (DG)?
5. What is Net Energy Metering (NEM)?
6. What is required if I decide to install a Distributed Generation (DG) system?
7. Why are there so many requirements for Distributed Generation (DG) interconnection?