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20.61.01.00.htm 20.61.01.00. Title 20 PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION Subtitle 61 RENEWABLE ENERGY PORTFOLIO STANDARD PROGRAM Chapter 01 General Authority: Public Utilities Article, §2-121, 5-101, and 7-701―7-713, Annotated Code of Maryland
20.61.01.01.htm 20.61.01.01. 01 Purpose.. The purpose of this subtitle is to establish regulations governing the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard Program in Maryland.
20.61.01.02.htm 20.61.01.02. 02 Scope.. Except as exempted in Public Utilities Companies Article, §7-703, Annotated Code of Maryland, this subtitle applies to:A. All suppliers that sell electricity at retail in Maryland; and. B. Any renewable energy facility participating in the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard Program..
20.61.01.03.htm 20.61.01.03. 03 Definitions.. A. In this subtitle, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Administration" has the meaning stated in Public Utilities Article, §7-701(b) Annotated Code of Maryland.1-1) “Administratively complete” means that the Commission has determined an application to contain the information described in §D through N of COMAR 20.61.06.02.1-2) “Administrator” means the qualified financial institution appointed by a qualified offshore win
20.61.01.04.htm 20.61.01.04. 04 Applicable Renewable Portfolio Standard.. A. The renewable energy portfolio standard applicable to a supplier for a given calendar year is provided under Public Utilities Article, §7-703, Annotated Code of Maryland.B. On or before April 1 of each year, a supplier shall:. 1) Accumulate renewable energy credits from electricity generated before December 31 of the preceding calendar year equal to the percentage of credits from Tier 1 renewable sources and Tier 2 renewabl
20.61.01.05.htm 20.61.01.05. 05 Solar REC Purchases and Offshore Wind Energy REC Purchases.. A. Prior to January 1, 2012, if insufficient Maryland Tier 1 solar RECs are offered to meet the RPS requirement under Public Utilities Article, §7-703, Annotated Code of Maryland, and only to the extent Maryland Tier 1 solar RECs are insufficient, a supplier may satisfy the statutory requirement with RECs from a solar renewable energy facility not connected with the electric distribution grid serving Maryland.
20.61.01.06.htm 20.61.01.06. 06 Satisfaction of Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard.. A. A supplier shall have a calendar year renewable energy portfolio consisting of renewable energy credits associated with Tier 1 renewable sources, including the required solar renewable energy credits and the required offshore wind renewable energy credits, and Tier 2 renewable sources.B. A supplier shall satisfy Tier 1 REC requirements by submitting to the Commission the following:. 1) A summary of RECs asso
20.61.01.9999.htm 20.61.01.9999. Administrative History Effective date:. Regulations .01―05 adopted as an emergency provision effective July 1, 2005 (32:18 Md. R. 1517) adopted permanently effective November 24, 2005 (32:23 Md. R. 1829)Regulation .03B amended effective January 1, 2007 (33:26 Md. R. 1998). Regulation .03B amended as an emergency provision effective April 1, 2008 (35:9 Md. R. 895) amended permanently effective May 5, 2008 (35:9 Md. R. 899)Regulation .03B amended effective December 1, 2008
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