Abatement of Air Pollution: Distributed Generators (Connecticut)

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Place Connecticut


Name Abatement of Air Pollution: Distributed Generators (Connecticut)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Primary Website http://www.ct.gov/deep/lib/deep/air/regulations/mainregs/sec42.pdf

Last Review 2014-05-23
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary

Information Source http://www.ct.gov/deep/cwp/view.asp?a=2684&Q=322184&depNav_GID=1624


For the purpose of these regulations, a distributed generator is defined as any equipment that converts primary fuel, including fossil fuel and renewable fuel, into electricity or electricity and thermal energy, and has a nameplate capacity less than 15 MW that generates electricity for other than emergency use. Electricity generated may be used either on-site or for sale under an agreement with a utility, other market participant or system operator. The construction or modification of distributed generators may be exempt from new source general permit requirements. These regulations list emissions allowances and certification requirements for distributed generators, as well as information on credit for concurrent emissions reductions.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Anne Gobin
Department Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Division Bureau of Air Management

Phone (860) 424-3026


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: DEEP Regulations 22a-174-42
Date Effective 2005