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North Carolina Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Resource Standard

Date Last Updated8/18/2014
Policy TypePortfolio Standard
State/FederalNC
Policy Administrator/Contact OfficeNorth Carolina Utilities Commission
Policy Initiation Date1/1/2008
Policy SummaryNorth Carolina's Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (REPS) includes CHP as an eligible resource. Energy from CHP is included to the extent that the system "uses waste heat to produce electricity or useful, measurable thermal or mech
CHP Eligibility RequirementsCHP using renewable fuels qualifies under the renewable portion of the standard. Fossil-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 t
Eligible Project Size (MW)Does Not Specify
Minimum Efficiency Required/
Other Performance Requirements
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