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Connecticut DG Backup Rate Waiver

Date Last Updated5/16/2013
Policy TypeState Utility Rate Policy
State/FederalCT
Policy Administrator/Contact OfficeConnecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority
Policy Initiation Date3/27/2006
Policy SummaryConnecticut's "An Act Concerning Energy Independence," Public Act No. 05-01, states that "customers who install DG after January 1, 2006 will not be required to pay backup power rates as long as their generation is not higher than their peak load, and their generation is available during peak periods."
CHP Eligibility RequirementsDoes Not Specify
Eligible Project Size (MW)Does Not Specify
Minimum Efficiency Required/
Other Performance Requirements
Does Not Specify
Resource Website(s) http://www.cga.ct.gov/2011/pub/chap283.htm#Sec16-243o.htm exit EPA

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