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Vermont Sustainably Priced Energy Enterprise Development (SPEED) Program

Date Last Updated12/20/2012
Policy TypePortfolio Standard
Policy Administrator/Contact OfficeVermont Public Service Board (PSB)
Policy Initiation Date6/14/2005
Policy SummaryUnder Vermont's SPEED program, renewably-fueled CHP qualifies as an energy efficiency technology. The program establishes a goal that 20% of total statewide electric retail sales in 2017 be generated by new SPEED resources. "New" resources are defined as
CHP Eligibility RequirementsRenewably-fueled and fossil fuel-fired CHP systems are eligible as an energy efficiency technology. The regulations state the following - SPEED projects shall be located within Vermont and shall include new generation facilities, or modifications or expan
Eligible Project Size (MW)Does Not Specify
Minimum Efficiency Required/
Other Performance Requirements
CHP systems must have a design efficiency >65%.
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