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Pennsylvania Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard

Date Last Updated11/20/2012
Policy TypePortfolio Standard
State/FederalPA
Policy Administrator/Contact OfficePennsylvania Public Utility Commission
Policy Initiation Date2/28/2005
Policy SummaryPennsylvania's Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (AEPS) includes CHP as eligible as a Tier II resource. The AEPS applies to load-serving energy companies and has two categories of technologies with separate target amounts, Tier I and Tier II. Both new
CHP Eligibility RequirementsRenewably-fueled CHP systems are eligible as a Tier I resource and fossil-fueled CHP systems are eligible as a Tier II resource, with only electric output receiving credit.
Eligible Project Size (MW)Does Not Specify
Minimum Efficiency Required/
Other Performance Requirements
Does Not Specify
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