Massachusetts Announces RPS & APS ACP Rates for 2015

ACP Rates for the 2015 Compliance Year

As required by regulation[1], DOER announced by January 31, 2015, the 2015 Alternative Compliance Payment (ACP) Rates for the Renewable & Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards (RPS & APS).

  • RPS Class I = $67.07 per MWh
  • RPS Class I Solar Carve-Out = $496.00 per MWh
  • RPS Class I Solar Carve-Out II – $375.00 per MWh
  • RPS Class II Renewables = $27.53 per MWh
  • RPS Class II Waste Energy = $11.01 per MWh
  • APS = $22.02 per MWh

For more information on the ACP Rates, including rates dating back to 2003 and the method by which the Rates are determined, please visit the Alternative Compliance Payment Rates webpage

For additional information, including the regularly-updated lists of Qualified Units and the procedures, guidelines, & forms for annual compliance, please visit DOER’s RPS & APS homepage.

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[1] 225 CMR 14.08(3)(a)2., 225 CMR 15.08(3)(a)2., and 225 CMR 16.08(3)(a)2.