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Shaun Wang
Generation >10 kW
301 Victoria Street S.
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P: 519-745-4771 Ext 312
F: 519-745-0643
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Customer Owned Generation

Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro is committed to helping customers with the connection of renewable generation to our distribution system.

The documents below provide guideline for the connection of distributed generation facilities. Any customer who is interested in installing distributed generation should review the documents provided below carefully before developing a project plan and submitting a connection request.

If you want to participate in the Ontario FIT / microFIT program, please contact the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) at 1-888-387-3403 or visit their website for program rules, rate schedule and registration process.

For generation connection inquiry and connection request, please contact Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc. at:

For generation facility no more than 10kW

John Theriault
Service Design Supervisor
Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc.
Phone: 519-745-4771 Ext 6240
Fax: 519-745-0643
Email: JTheriault@kwhydro.ca

For generation facility above 10kW

Shaun Wang, P. Eng
System Planning & Projects Engineer
Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc.
Phone: 519-745-4771 Ext 6312
Fax: 519-745-0643
Email: SWang@kwhydro.ca

Get more information about the latest rates related to the generation connection.

View Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro's service area and the system capacity available to the potential generation.

As a starting point for all potential Distributed Generation (DG) developers interested in connecting DG to Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro's Distribution System who have little background on Ontario's electricity wholesale market and renewable energy incentives, please read through the General Customer Information Package.

The following guidelines apply to the generation facilities to be connected to Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro's distribution system.

1. Micro-Generation Facililty ≤ 10kW

2. Distributed Generation Facility > 10 kW, ≤ 10MW

Generation facilities larger than 10MW may exceed K-W Hydro's system limit and will be subject to special engineering review and connection process. The Customer shall contact K-W Hydro for further information.

General Customer Information Package

Distribution System Availability

Customer Information Package for Micro Generation Facility < 10kW

Customer Guideline: How to Connect Your Generation Facility (≤10kW) To Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro's Distribution System 

Appendix A1: Fillable Form DG01 - Application Form for Micro-Generation  

Appendix B1: Metering Connection Options for Micro-Generation

Appendix C1: Micro-Generation Financial Settlement Options

Appendix D1: Form DG04 - Template of Connection Agreement  

Appendix E1: Form DG05 - New Account Application 

Appendix F1: Form DG07 - Direct Deposit Form

Customer Information Package for Distributed Generation > 10kW, ≤ 10MW

Customer Guideline: How to Connect Your Generation Facility (>10kW, ≤10MW) to Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro's Distribution System

Appendix A2: Technical Requirements for DG Connection

Appendix B2: K-W Hydro System Information

Appendix C2: Fillable Form DG02 - Application Form for Preliminary Review

Appendix D2: Fillable Form DG03 - Application Form for Connection Impact Assessment

Appendix E2: Form DG05 - New Account Application

Appendix F2: Form DG06 - COVER Template and Instruction

Appendix G2: Form DG07 - Direct Deposit Form

Appendix H2: Financial Settlement Options