CDE Lightband Power Partner Agreement

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  • Clarksville Department of Electricity (DBA: CDE Lightband), herein referred to as the"Utility," and_________________________________ (Customer), herein referred to as the"Customer," collectively referred to as the "Parties."
  • Date: __________________________________

1. Introduction
This Power Partners Agreement ("PPA") is entered into by and between the Utility and the Customer.

2. Scope
This Agreement outlines the terms and conditions under which the Utility will purchase excess solar power generation from qualified end-use customers who have a fully executed interconnection agreement with CDE Lightband.

2.1 Eligibility: Customers who wish to participate in this agreement must fulfill the following criteria:

  • Possess a fully executed CDE Lightband Interconnection Agreement.
  • Have a solar system size less than 50 kW, measured in kilowatts-alternating current(kW AC).
  • Propose the transaction of power from a qualifying right-sized solar array, ensuringdelivered and purchased energy does not exceed 100% of their annual electrical usagebased on the associated account's billing meter.

3. Definitions

  • Annual Electrical Usage: The total electric energy consumption for the billing meterlinked to the associated account.
  • Billing Period: The timeframe for billing and payment defined by the Utility.
  • Excess Solar Generation: Solar energy produced by the Customer's system exceedingtheir annual electrical usage.
  • Right-sized: Electric energy delivered to and purchased by the Utility does not exceed more than 100% of the Customer’s annual electrical usage (The total energy usage of the billing meter on the Associated Customer Account).
  • System Size: The total capacity of the Customer's solar system measured in kW AC.
  • Associated Customer Account: The single Utility account specified by the customer on the interconnection agreement directly interconnected with the qualifying system.

4. Purchase Terms

  • Purchase Limit: The maximum excess generation purchased per approved customer is 1,000 kWh per billing period.
  • Price: The Utility will purchase excess solar generation at the established rates which are reviewed and determined by the Utility monthly. The current rate is available upon request.
  • All purchases of Excess Solar Generation will include all associated Environmental Attributes including, but not limited to, Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs).

5. Termination
Either party may terminate this Agreement with 30 days' prior written notice to the other party. This agreement will automatically terminate upon electric service discontinuation.

6. Force Majeure
Neither party shall be liable for delays or non-performance due to unforeseen events beyond their reasonable control, such as natural disasters, power outages, or changes in applicable laws.

7. Severability
If any provision of this Agreement is deemed unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall remain valid.

8. Notices
All notices required under this Agreement shall be in writing and delivered by certified mail, return receipt requested, or overnight courier service.

9. Waiver
Any waiver of a breach of this Agreement by one party shall not constitute a waiver of any subsequent breaches.

10. Entire Agreement
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous agreements and understandings, whether oral or written.

11. Governing Law
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Tennessee. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have executed this Power Partners Agreement as of the date first above written.

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Be a Power Partner

Sign up to partner with CDE Lightband and use electric power efficiently.

To sign up to be a Power Partner, simply Text PARTNERS to 85700.

You must text from a number associated with your CDE Lightband account to qualify. Maximum 5 messages per month. Message and data rates may apply. Text "STOP" any time to cancel.