Creating your own power.
Renewable generation, also known as Distributed Renewable Generation (DRG), allows for members who use alternative power sources to receive tax incentives and other benefits. Download and review the PDF documents here to learn more about Farmers EC’s guidelines, standards, and processes. Then complete the Interconnection Agreement when you’re ready to install your power solution.
Solar system installation must be inspected to ensure compliance with Farmers EC guidelines.
Apply for a Solar/DRG Interconnection
- Follow the steps below to apply for interconnection of a new solar/DRG system. Use the forms to submit your request.
- For general renewable energy related questions, please refer to our Farmers EC DRG Guidelines, or call our Member Care staff at 903-455-1715, or email DG@farmerselectric.coop.
Renewable Generation InstallationPlease review and follow the steps below before installing the solar/DRG system.
and Application Process
Step 1Submit the Online Solar/DRG Application.
Step 2Farmers EC will review documentation.
Step 3Farmers EC will reply if there are issues with the documentation needing correction. If you do not hear from Farmers EC within 48 hours of submission then the project is approved for installation.
Step 4After solar/DRG system is installed, submit the Request Inspection Form.
Step 5Farmers EC will perform inspection. (Inspectors will call Member to schedule.)
NOTE: a $250 charge will be billed to installing party for failed inspections. Please ensure the system is installed per Farmers EC installation requirements.
Step 6If APPROVED, inspectors will email Permission to Operate (PTO) to all parties.
If FAILED, instructions will be sent for corrections.
Farmers EC DRG Guidelines
Sales and Purchases Tariff
This document details rules and regulations for DRG system interconnections and explains Farmers EC’s terms and rates for purchasing power.
Download and submit this Agreement to Farmers EC when you are ready to begin your DRG project.