PUC ISSUES TENTATIVE IMPLEMENTATION ORDER FOR ACT 40 OF 2017

On December 21, 2017, The Pennsylvania PUC approved a Tentative Implementation Order to the Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Act 40 of 2017 (Docket No.:   M-2017-2631527).  The PUC’s press release with links to the Order can be found here.

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Update to PennAEPS Certification Process due to Act 40 of 2017

Due to the pending uncertainty as to the exact implementation of the solar provisions of Act 40 of 2017, notwithstanding the anticipated tentative and final implementation orders to be issued by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC), the PUC staff has requested PennAEPS temporarily halt the review of all certification requests for solar photovoltaic generation facilities located outside of Pennsylvania. Certification requests for solar photovoltaic .

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2016 Annual Report Published

The 2016 Annual Report has been published and released by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.  A copy of the 2016 report can be found here and historical reports can be found here.

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Pennsylvania Governor Wolf signs HB118 into law as Act 40

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf signed HB118 into law as Act No. 40 of 2017 on October, 30,2017, that, among other things, modifies the Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Act. Details on how the Act is to be implemented will be determined by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.  In general, the steps toward implementation will include: a Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission Tentative Implementation Order that seeks stakeholder comments and then a .

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Energy Year 2017 Solar ACP level and average Solar and Tier II prices released

2016/2017 Alternative Energy Credit Pricing AEC Type Weighted Average Price Price Range ACP Solar PV $55.20 $2.85 – $350.00 $110.44 Tier I $12.16 $1.75 – $79.24 $45.00 Tier II $0.16 $0.01 – $15.10 $45.00 Historical Alternative Energy Credit Pricing can be found here.

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Energy Year 2016 Tier I Prices Published

The prices used for compliance with the Tier I requirement for energy year 2016 (June 2015-May 2016) were: Weighted Average – $14.56 High – $44.15 Low – $.20 A complete history of compliance prices from 2008 can be found at http://www.pennaeps.com/reports/

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Energy Year 2017 Q2 Quarterly Adjustment Published

The Q2 Quarterly Adjustment to the Tier I AEC credit requirement has been published and can be found at the Electricity Suppliers portion of the PennAEPS website. The Quarterly Adjustments so far for Energy Year 2017 are: Q1 – 0.284804% Q2 – 0.277197%

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Energy Year 2016 Solar ACP level and average Solar and Tier II prices released

2015/2016 Alternative Energy Credit Pricing AEC Type Weighted Average Price Price Range ACP Solar PV $62.06 $0.05 – $350.00 $124.14 Tier I TBD* TBD* $45.00 Tier II $0.10 $0.01 – $15.50 $45.00 * The Tier I prices are marked TBD (to be determined) due to the compliance deadline being extended until May 1, 2017.

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Changes from Docket L-2014-2404361

Order – 2404361-LAW -10-27-16 PM – AEPS Second Amended Final Rulemaking Order for Docket L-2014-2404361 has been published and is effective as of 11/19/2016. There are several changes in the order which will impact the application procedures for Pennsylvania AEPS Certification and Utility RPS reporting going forward. These include: 1. Systems will now receive a generation start date of the application submission date or the .

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EGS and EDC webinar August 9th

The powerpoint presentation from the August 9th webinar can be downloaded here. The full webinar can be viewed here.

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