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Massachusetts Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard

Date Last Updated11/20/2012
Policy TypePortfolio Standard
Policy Administrator/Contact OfficeMassachusetts Department of Energy Resources
Policy Initiation Date7/1/2008
Policy SummaryMassachusetts's Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (APS) (separate from the state RPS and EERS), requires that 5% of supplier (both regulated distribution utilities and competitive suppliers) retail sales must come from alternative energy sources by De
CHP Eligibility RequirementsBoth natural gas fired and renewably-fueled CHP systems are eligible under the APS. Systems must have begun operation on or after January 1, 2008. Existing units can receive credit for incremental increases in useful thermal energy or useful electrical en
Eligible Project Size (MW)Does Not Specify
Minimum Efficiency Required/
Other Performance Requirements
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