Legislation, regulations and Department activities related to long-term contracts between electric distribution companies and renewable energy project developers are posted on this webpage. 


The Department was required to adopt regulations necessary to implement the provisions relating to long-term contracts for renewable energy pursuant to Section 83 of Chapter 169 of the Acts of 2008, the Green Communities Act (“GCA”).  Sections 35 and 36 of Chapter 209 of the Acts of 2012, An Act Relative to Competitively Priced Electricity in the Commonwealth, amended GCA Section 83 and inserted GCA Section 83A which directed the Department to adopt regulations regarding competitively solicited long-term contracts for renewable energy. 


This information is provided by the Department of Public Utilities