The first phase of the Solar Carve-Out began in January 2010. The program stopped accepting all new applications in April 2014 with the launch of the Solar Carve-Out II Program, but will continue to support qualified projects through at least the end of 2023.
The second phase of the Solar Carve-Out began in April 2014. The program is designed to continue supporting new solar photovoltaic installations until 1,600 MW of capacity is installed across the entire Commonwealth. The program is actively accepting applications.