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Financial Incentive Program

Place Ohio

Name First Energy Ohio - Renewable Energy Credit Procurements
Incentive Type Performance-Based Incentive
Applicable Sector Commercial
Eligible Technologies Solar Thermal Electric, Photovoltaics, Landfill Gas, Wind, Biomass, Hydroelectric, Geothermal Electric, Fuel Cells, Municipal Solid Waste, Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs

Equipment Requirements Must be PUCO-certified or eligible to be PUCO-certified
Start Date 2010-07-01

Installation Requirements System must be interconnected with an electric utility

Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits Customer sells RECs to FirstEnergy

Program Administrator Navigant Consulting
Date added to DSIRE 2011-09-14
Last DSIRE Review 2014-10-03

References DSIRE[1]


Note: FirstEnergy will periodically solicit proposals for long term contracts. Check the program web site for the most recent Requests for Proposals.

As part of its Electric Security Plan, FirstEnergy will periodically solicit proposals for Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) and Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs). Proposals are accepted for both short-term and long-term contracts. Requests for proposals will not be available at regular intervals; check the program web site for current information regarding application due dates. FirstEnergy will not be purchasing energy or energy capacity under this proposal. All application materials are available on the program web site, and all applicants must be certified by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.

Long-Term Contracts

FirstEnergy will purchase 5,000 SRECs and 20,000 RECs in equal quantities each calendar year, from 2011 to 2020. Applications for the first round of long-term contracts were due in October 2011. Check the FirstEnergy Long-Term SREC web site for details on open or upcoming Requests for Proposals.

Short-Term Contracts

In the most recent short-term contract procurement, FirstEnergy is seeking to purchase 7,500 SRECs from Ohio or states contiguous to Ohio. All SRECs must be created between January 1, 2010 and December 31, 2012.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Dan Bradley
Department Navigant Consulting

Phone (516) 876-4036



  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency"