RPS Class I

RPS Class I Qualified Generation Units were built on or after January 1, 2008 and have met the requirements of the RPS Class I regulations. These Units can be located anywhere in the ISO New England control area, as well as in the adjacent control areas (northern Maine, New York, Quebec, or the Canadian Maritime Provinces), provided that they transmit their power into New England and meet other import criteria. Their NEPOOL GIS Certificates are known as RPS Class I Renewable Energy Certificates or Mass. Class I RECs. Mass. Class I RECs can be used only for compliance with the Mass. RPS Class I Renewable Energy Minimum Standard, not for any other energy portfolio standard.

DOER has granted Statements of Qualification for the following Generation Units, which are now Eligible Class I Renewable Units 070914 xlsx format of Eligible Class I Renewable Units 070914

RPS Class I Solar Carve-out

RPS Class I Solar Carve-out Units were built on or after January 1, 2008 and have met the requirements of the RPS Class I requirements. These Units can be located anywhere in Massachusetts. Their NEPOOL GIS Certificates are known as Mass. RPS Class I Solar Renewable Energy Certificates or SRECs. SRECs can only be used for compliance with the Mass. RPS Class I Solar Carve-out Minimum Standard, not for any other energy portfolio standard.

DOER has granted Statements of Qualification for the following Generation Units, which are now Solar Carve-Out Qualified Units 070914 xlsx format of Solar Carve-Out Qualified Units 070914 file size 2MB

RPS Solar Carve-Out II Renewable Generation Units

RPS Class I Solar Carve-Out II Units were built on or after January 1, 2013 and have met the requirements to be qualified as Solar Carve-Out II eligible. These Units can be located anywhere in Massachusetts. Their NEPOOL GIS Certificates are known as RPS Class I Solar Carve-Out II Renewable Energy Certificates or SREC IIs. SREC IIs can only be used for compliance with the RPS Class I or Solar Carve-Out II Minimum Standards.

DOER has granted Statements of Qualification for the following Generation Units, which are now RPS Solar Carve-Out II Qualified Renewable Generation Units - updated June 6, 2014 xlsx format of Solar Carve-Out II Qualified Units 070914

RPS Class II Renewable Generation Units

RPS Class II Renewable Generation Units pre-date 1998 and have met the specified criteria outlined in the RPS Class II Regulation, 225 CMR 15.05. These Units can be located anywhere in the ISO New England control area, as well as in the adjacent control areas (northern Maine, New York, Quebec, or the Canadian Maritime Provinces), provided that they transmit their power into New England and meet other import criteria. Their NEPOOL GIS Certificates are known as RPS Class II Renewable Energy Certificates or Mass. Class II RECs. Mass. Class II RECs can be used only for compliance with the Mass. RPS Class II Renewable Energy Minimum Standard, not for any other energy portfolio standard.

DOER has granted Statements of Qualification for the following Generation Units, which are now RPS Class II-Qualified Renewable Generation Units - updated June 6, 2014 xlsx format of RPS Class 2-Qualified Renewable Generation Units-6/6/14

RPS Class II Waste Energy Units

Waste Energy Generation Units pre-date 1998 and have met the specified criteria outlined in the RPS Class II Regulation, 225 CMR 15.05. All of these Units are located in Massachusetts and must comply with enhanced waste management regulations of the Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP). Their NEPOOL GIS Certificates (one certificate per MWh of electricity generation) are known as Waste Energy Certificates (WECs). WECs can only be used for compliance with the Mass. RPS Class II Waste Energy Minimum Standard, not for any other energy portfolio standard. Under MassDEP regulations, half of the proceeds from selling WECs are paid into a fund at the MassDEP for recycling program expenses.

DOER has granted Statements of Qualification for the following Generation Units, which are now RPS Class II Waste Energy Qualified Generation Units xls format of eligible-class2-waste-units.xls - updated March 6, 2012

APS

APS Units were built on or after January 1, 2008 and have met the requirements of the APS regulations. These Units can be located anywhere in the ISO New England control area, as well as in the adjacent control areas (northern Maine, New York, Quebec, or the Canadian Maritime Provinces), provided that they transmit their power into New England and meet other import criteria. However, in the case of Combined Heat and Power Units, such Units must deliver their useful thermal energy to a load in Massachusetts. Their NEPOOL GIS Certificates are known as Alternative Energy Certificates or AECs, AECs can be used only for compliance with the APS Minimum Standard, not for any other energy portfolio standard.

DOER has granted Statements of Qualification for the following Generation Units, which are now APS Qualified Generation Units - updated May 1, 2014 xlsx format of APS Qualified Generation Units

 


This information is provided by the Department of Energy Resources.