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North Carolina Portfolio Standard (Energy Efficiency Component)

Date Last Updated8/18/2014
Policy TypePortfolio Standard
Policy Administrator/Contact OfficeNorth Carolina Utilities Commission
Policy Initiation Date8/20/2007
Policy SummaryNorth Carolina's energy efficiency targets are administered as part of the State's Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (REPS), and apply to certain types of CHP. Presently, energy efficiency may fulfill 25% of the REPS targets but wi
CHP Eligibility RequirementsFossil-fueled CHP and waste-heat-to-power systems qualify as efficiency measures, which can provide up to 25% of the RPS requirements through 2021. After 2021, up to 40% of the standard can be met through energy efficiency, including CHP. Eligible project
Eligible Project Size (MW)Does Not Specify
Minimum Efficiency Required/
Other Performance Requirements
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