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Cogeneration and Small Power Production

In compliance with Minnesota Adopted Rules Relating to Cogeneration and Small Power Production Chapter 7835, Itasca-Mantrap Cooperative Electrical Association is required to interconnect with and purchase electricity from cogenerators and small power producers which satisfy the conditions of a qualifying facility. Itasca-Mantrap Cooperative Electrical Association has available and will provide free information to all interested Members regarding rates and interconnection requirements. 

An application for interconnection is required for a qualifying facility to interconnect and operate in parallel with the cooperative’s distribution system and is subject to approval by the cooperative. For more information call Member Services Manager Esther Simon at 218-732-3377 or 1-888-713-3377.

Itasca-Mantrap Interconnection Information

Interconnection Process

Interconnection Process - Appendix A Flowchart of Interconnection Process

Interconnection Process - Appendix B Safety Standards and Technical Requirements

Interconnection Process - Appendix C Interconnection Application

Interconnection Process - Appendix E Engineering Studies Description

Interconnection Process - Appendix F Interconnection Agreement


Cooperative Agreement for Cogeneration and Small Power Production Facilities

2018 Average Retail Cooperative Energy Rate

Itasca-Mantrap Board Resolution


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