Item Coversheet
City of Independence

Agenda Title:

Council action is requested for an adjustment to Community Solar Program participation limits.
Executive Summary:

This item would direct the Power and Light Department to adjust Community Solar Program Participation Limits as set forth in Schedule CSP -1 of the Rate Schedule. 

As set forth in the Participation Level section of Schedule CSP-1 of the Rate Schedule pertaining to the Community Solar Program, Independence Power & Light is authorized to adjust limits on participation in the Program based on observed customer participation rates. Accordingly, the City Council hereby communicatedits wish to the City Manager that he direct IPL to adjust the limits on participation as follows:


1.) Eliminate the restriction which limits customer participation to no more than 40% of average monthly usage; and

2.) Eliminate the restriction which limits an individual commercial or industrial account to no more than 33% of the total solar capacity.

Fiscal Impact:

It is anticipated that this adjustment will increase the rate of subscription for Phase 2, thereby increasing net profits to Power & Light.

Department:          Power & LightContact Person:          Mark Randall

City Managers OfficeApproved
Finance DepartmentApproved
Law DepartmentApproved
City Managers OfficeApproved
City Clerk DepartmentApproved

Council Action:          Council Action:          Accepted

Revised Schedule CSP-1Ordinance