Fuel Mix and Emissions Disclosure (Massachusetts)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Rules Regulations Policies Program

Place Massachusetts

Name Fuel Mix and Emissions Disclosure
Incentive Type Generation Disclosure
Applicable Sector Utility
Eligible Technologies Renewable energy use disclosed in fuel mix data
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs









































Distribution and Frequency Distributed to customers quarterly and upon request
Emissions Must be disclosed
Fuel Mix Must be disclosed
Standard Format Required Yes

Date added to DSIRE 2000-01-01
Last DSIRE Review 2012-11-14



References DSIRE[1]


Summary

Massachusetts's 1997 electric utility restructuring legislation authorized the Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Energy (DTE)* to require certain electricity providers to disclose details on their fuel mix and emissions to end-use customers. In February 1998, the DTE issued final rules requiring competitive suppliers and distribution companies providing standard offer generation service or default generation service to provide this information to customers quarterly and upon request.


* In 2007, the Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Energy (DTE) was dissolved. In its place, the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) was organized to handle electric, gas, siting, pipeline, water and transportation issues.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name General Information
Department Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Address 100 Cambridge Street
Address 2 Suite 900
Place Boston, Massachusetts
Zip/Postal Code 02114
Phone (617) 626-1000


Email env.internet@state.ma.us
Website http://www.mass.gov/eea/
     
     

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

Authority 1: M.G.L. ch. 25A § 11d
Date Effective 1998-09-01
Date Enacted 1997-11-19


Authority 2: 220 CMR 11.06
Date Effective 1998-09-01


















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

References

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