If planning on installing a photovoltaic system (Solar, PV) please contact Kathy Neus for additional information. (530) 582-3922 or email

SB-1 Solar Initiative, Helios Array Program - Program Now Closed

Required documents for solar/PV installations


  1. Application filled out in its entirety – no blanks
  2. Complete shading report – all pages, no abbreviated reports
  3. Energy Survey
  4. Current bill
  5. Two copies signed of the Interconnection Agreement
  6. Line drawing of the installation
  7. Copy of final building permit 

All equipment and installers must be on the Go Solar California approved lists.

System cannot be sized greater than annual usage. 

Pdf – Photovoltaic Application
Pdf – Photovoltaic-DIY Energy Audit, 8-2015
Pdf – Photovoltaic Guidelines 2014

Interconnection Agreement 
Interconnection Agreement for net energy metering for commercial or residential photovoltaic/solar or wind electric generating facilities rated 1,000 kilowatts or less. 

Pdf – Photovoltaic Interconnection Agreement

Rate Schedule NM 

This ordinance adopts Schedule NM-Net Metering. Net energy metering is available for residential or commercial customers with generating facilities rated 1 megawatt or less. 

Pdf – Net Metering Ordinance

Net Metering

  • Any over generation is credited to your account to be used as needed at Kilowatt hour for Kilowatt hour.
  • In April you bank will be zeroed out. 

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