What is a Qualifying Facility Energy System?

As defined in the interconnection agreement:

The member’s eligible Qualifying Facility Energy System (system) is a self-contained electric generation system that must comprise: a generating device, direct current disconnect apparatus (if applicable), inverter for the conversion of direct current to alternating current (if applicable), alternating current disconnect with lockout (exterior mounted in close proximity (within 10 feet or at YVEA discretion) to YVEA revenue meter, over-current protective device, and all other related electrical equipment upstream of the over-current protective device. YVEA will supply the recording kWh meter which is the property of YVEA.