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Connecticut Natural Gas Rates

dCHPP Glossary (PDF) (2 pp, 53K)

Date Last Updated12/31/2013
Incentive TypeUtility Rate
Incentive Administrator/Contact OfficeConnecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority
Incentive Initiation Date1/1/2006
Incentive Size and Funding SourceThe state of Connecticut has special provisions regulating natural gas rates for distributed generation (DG) such as CHP systems. CHP systems that use natural gas are eligible for a rebate of gas delivery charges from the electric distribution company. The Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control (DPUC) oversees these programs. Customers shall be rebated for an amount equivalent to the customer's retail delivery charge for transporting natural gas from the local gas company to the customer's project. The costs associated with the rebates will be recouped through federally mandated congestion charges.
Eligible RecipientOwners of customer-side distributed generation units using natural gas.
Eligible FuelNatural Gas
Eligible Project Size (MW)Does Not Specify
Minimum Efficiency Required (%)Does Not Specify
UtilityConnecticut Natural Gas, Yankee Gas, and Southern Connecticut Gas
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