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Connecticut Renewable Portfolio Standard (Energy Efficiency Component)

Date Last Updated11/26/2012
Policy TypePortfolio Standard
Policy Administrator/Contact OfficeConnecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority
Policy Initiation Date7/1/1998
Policy SummaryConnecticut's energy efficiency targets are administered as part of its Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) program. In 2005, the State expanded its RPS to include Class III resources such as energy efficiency and CHP. From 2010 and forward, electricity s
CHP Eligibility RequirementsCHP systems that began operation on or after January 1, 2006, and waste heat-to-power systems that began operation on or after April 1, 2007, are eligible to meet the Standard.
Eligible Project Size (MW)Does Not Specify
Minimum Efficiency Required/
Other Performance Requirements
CHP systems must have an operating efficiency level of no less than 50%.
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