The Clean Energy Standard (CES) requires retail electricity sellers to annually demonstrate the use of clean energy to generate a specified percentage of their electricity sales. MassDEP will provide additional information for regulated electricity sellers well in advance of the beginning of the 2018 compliance year.
- Electricity Sector Regulations Fact Sheet
Summarizes requirements of 310 CMR 7.74 and 310 CMR 7.75.
- 310 CMR 7.75: Clean Energy Standard
Redline showing changes from the proposed regulation.
- Electricity Sector Response to Comment
Addresses comments on both 310 CMR 7.74 and 310 CMR 7.75.
- Stakeholder Document: Options for Expanding the CES
MassDEP is soliciting public input on expanding the Clean Energy Standard.
- 310 CMR 7.74: Reducing CO2 Emissions from Electricity Generating Units
Regulation to ensure that clean energy programs reduce CO2 emissions in Massachusetts. Note: This page includes information about the allowance auction stakeholder process.
- Electricity Bill and CO2 Emission Impacts Study file size 1MB
Expert consultants analyzed the combined impact of 310 CMR 7.74 and 310 CMR 7.75.
- Reducing GHG Emissions Under Section 3(d) of the Global Warming Solutions Act
Six new regulations to address Massachusetts Global Warming Solutions Act requirements.
- Massachusetts Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard (RPS)
Administered by the state Department of Energy Resources (DOER).
- Massachusetts & the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)
About our state's participation in this regional cap-and-trade program for electricity generators.
- Massachusetts Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Program
Regulated electricity sellers report GHG emissions to MassDEP pursuant to 310 CMR 7.71 through 2017, then 310 CMR 7.75 beginning with 2018 emissions.
Background on 2016 Proposed Regulations
The proposed regulation has been superseded by the final regulation listed above. The background document published with the proposal is provided below for reference only.
- 310 CMR 7.00 and 60.00: Background Document on Proposed Regulations and Amendments
See specifically Section II. C., Page 24.
Contact for Assistance
Please contact Will Space (email@example.com) or Jordan Garfinkle (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have questions or need additional information about 310 CMR 7.75: Clean Energy Standard.