How to apply and connect to the grid
Find out if you have enough load capacity for the program
Request to connect to Toronto Hydro's Grid
If the Pre-Assessment results were positive, you can proceed with completing the Application Form (PDF, 651 KB) and submit it to us as per the Distributed Energy Resource (DER) Application Guidelines (PDF, 567 KB).
Complete a technical site assessment
All projects must pass a site visit as part of the Technical Assessment/Connection Impact Assessment.
Sign and return your Offer to Connect with payment
If you meet all of our requirements, we’ll issue you an Offer to Connect and Connection Cost Agreement that must be signed and returned to us with your final payment.
Complete isolation and Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) inspection
When you’re ready to connect, you must contact firstname.lastname@example.org and provide us with contact information for scheduling the isolation.
Email Toronto Hydro a copy of your ESA Certificate
Once you’ve installed the equipment and obtained ESA inspection and certification, you must send the ESA Certificate to email@example.com. Please include “ESA Notice of Inspection” and the project address in the email subject line.
Complete final inspection from Toronto Hydro
Once we’ve received your ESA Certificate, we’ll arrange for your project to be inspected.
We’ll install a bi-directional meter for billing purposes.
Congratulations, you're now connected to the grid!