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(A) Customers of the village electric system shall be responsible for installing any necessary protective equipment to protect the village electric system from interference and damage by customer equipment.
(B) No customer shall cause harmonics of 60 cycles per second to be applied to the village's electric system which could adversely affect the village's system or the equipment of other customers. The arithmetic sum of the harmonics of 60 cycles per second in the voltage and current wave forms must be less than 10%, with no single harmonic in excess of 5%.
(C) No customer shall install equipment for the generation of electric power which can be operated in parallel with the village electric system without prior express written approval of the Village Administrator. The village may elect to have all plans, specifications, etc., for all such generation and connecting devices submitted to a qualified expert for review prior to installation thereof. All costs for such review shall be billed to the customer.
(D) When a customer desires to install or use stand-by generating facilities for the purpose of supplying customer's energy requirements in the event of interruption of the village's normal supply, a written service agreement shall be entered into before such facilities are installed or used. To prevent parallel operation of customer's stand-by generating facilities with the village's service, back feed to the village's distribution system and damages to the customer's facilities, the customer shall be required to install a non-fused, double throw switch, or when approved by the village, non-fused double throw switches, acceptable to the village, for transferring the customer's load from the village's normal source of supply to the customer's stand-by generation.
(E) All grounding conductors for service shall be installed, owned and maintained by the customer. All meter boxes and enclosures shall be permanently grounded in accordance with the latest addition of the village Electrical Code. Temporary services shall be grounded by a grounding rod of ten feet in length driven two feet below the surface.
(Ord. 95-16, passed 3-28-95; Am. Ord. 16-15, passed 4-26-16)