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Nevada Energy Portfolio Standard

Date Last Updated8/15/2014
Policy TypePortfolio Standard
State/FederalNV
Policy Administrator/Contact OfficePublic Utilities Commission of Nevada
Policy Initiation Date6/15/2005
Policy SummaryNevada's Energy Portfolio Standard (EPS) includes renewably-fueled CHP and waste heat-to-power as eligible resources. The EPS requires the state's two investor-owned utilities, (Nevada Power and Sierra Pacific Power), to derive or save a portion of their
CHP Eligibility RequirementsRenewably-fueled CHP systems and waste heat-to-power systems are eligible under the EPS.
Eligible Project Size (MW)There is no size limit on renewably-fueled CHP systems, but waste heat-to-power system must be <15 MW.
Minimum Efficiency Required/
Other Performance Requirements
Does Not Specify
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