1. To provide compliance by the Cooperative with Rural Utilities Service (RUS) regulations, 7 C.F.R. 1730.60 through 1730.65.
  2. To avoid significant degradation of the safety, quality, and reliability of Cooperative’s electric power system or other electric power systems interconnected to the Cooperative’s electric power system caused by the interconnection or operation of DR.
  3. To offer a fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory procedure through which the Cooperative may permit the interconnection and synchronization of certain electric generation facilities owned or operated by manufacturers and similar large commercial and industrial electric power and energy consumers, in parallel operation with the Cooperative’s facilities.