Renewable Energy Interconnections in Ohio

Just read a good summary of the rules for interconnecting a solar (or any renewable energy) installation to electric utilities in Ohio.  Tom O'Brien, an attorney at Bricker & Eckler, published a summary in the firm's 

Consumers considering distributed generation need to be aware that, unless you are going to go “off the grid” completely, the distributed generation facility must be able to operate “in parallel” with the local electric distribution system, or for large installations, the interstate transmission system.

We end up having to describe interconnection, net metering and the impacts of rates a lot, so thanks, Tom, for this useful article that we can point to as a primer.

Here's the link.