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Home > Sustainable Energy > Electric Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) > REC Certification and Eligibile Facilities
 

REC Certification and Eligibile Facilities

 

Renewable Energy Certification and Eligibile Facilities


Note: REC applications are no longer part of the docketbook.
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REC Certification Process

To apply for renewable energy source eligibility, please submit one (1) original and two (2) paper copies and an electronic copy of the completed application and cover letter to:

Debra A. Howland
Executive Director
New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission
21 South Fruit Street, Suite 10
Concord , NH 03301-2429

Send the electronic version of the completed application, attachments, and the cover letter to executive.director@puc.nh.gov. The cover letter must include complete contact information and identify the class for which the applicant seeks eligibility. Pursuant to Puc 2500, the Commission is required to render a decision on an application within 45 days upon receiving a completed application. If you have any questions please contact the Sustainable Energy Division at (603)271-2431 or send an email to RECApplicationGroup@puc.nh.gov.

Renewable Energy Facility Eligibility Applications

A customer-sited source with a capacity of 100 kilowatts or less, or with an equivalent thermal output, shall demonstrate its eligibility to acquire certificates by submitting an application under this section.

Applications for Thermal Energy Sources (Solar Thermal, Biomass Thermal, & Ground Source Heat Pumps):

Renewable Energy Faclility Eligibility for Sources with a Capacity of 100 Kilowatts or Less

The application for sources with a nameplate capacity of 100 kilowatts or less must meet the requirement set forth in RSA 362-F:4 and include the information requirements established in Puc 2505.02 (a) and Puc 2505.02 (b).   

Please note that the NEPOOL GIS requires a GIS facility code number for Renewable Energy Certificates to be credited. 

For an application, please contact RECApplicationGroup@puc.nh.gov

Renewable Energy Facility Eligibility for Sources with a Capacity of Greater than 100 Kilowatts

The application for sources with a nameplate capacity of greater than 100 kilowatts must demonstrate that the source is eligible in accordance with RSA 362-F:4 and include all information pursuant to Puc 2505.02 (a) and Puc 2505.02 (c).

The application for sources greater than 100 kilowatts requires the following:

For an application, please contact RECApplicationGroup@puc.nh.gov

Puc 2506 requires that gross output from customer-sited sources be verified and reported by independent monitors.  New Hampshire based owners must purchase a revenue quality meter to record the gross output and either retain the services of an independent monitor directly or, if participating in an aggregation, through an aggregator.

List of independent monitors who are approved to monitor electrical and thermal production

List of registered REC Aggregators
(Note: aggregators of RECs are different than Electricity Aggregators.)

If you wish to apply for independent monitor or REC aggregator status pursuant to Puc 2505.10 and Puc 2507, respectively, please contact the Sustainable Energy Division at (603)271-2431 or send an email to RECApplicationGroup@puc.nh.gov.