With this determination, DOER specifies which renewable energy technologies meet the criteria of the carve-out of the long term contracts requirement pursuant to Section 83A of the Green Communities Act, as amended by An Act relative to competitively priced electricity (ch. 209 of the Acts of 2012). The determination is available through our website . The determination is based on DOER’s analysis of the criteria for eligibility laid out in Section 83A and on stakeholder input gathered in May 2013. The determination also provides information on the procedure leading to the release of a Request for Proposals by the Massachusetts distribution companies. These long term contracts will contribute to the further growth of renewable power generation in Massachusetts.
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