Mandatory Utility Green Power Option (Maine)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Rules Regulations Policies Program
|Name||Mandatory Utility Green Power Option|
|Incentive Type||Mandatory Utility Green Power Option|
|Applicable Sector||Investor-Owned Utility, Municipal Utility, Utility|
|Eligible Technologies||Anaerobic Digestion, Biomass, CHP/Cogeneration, Hydroelectric, Landfill Gas, Municipal Solid Waste, Other Distributed Generation Technologies, Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wind|
|Energy Category|| Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
|Date added to DSIRE||2009-09-15|
|Last DSIRE Review||2012-09-22|
| Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE
Legislation enacted in 2009 directed the Maine Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to develop a program offering green power as an option to residential and small commercial customers in the state. The PUC issued rules in October 2010 and issued an RFP. The PUC selected a company, 3 Degrees, to manage the statewide green power program for Maine's transmission and distribution territories. The program includes community-based renewable energy projects (to the extent possible). The green power program launched in April 2012.
|Contact Name||Christine Cook|
|Department||Maine Public Utilities Commission|
|Address||State House Station 18|
|Phone|| (207) 287-1392
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||35-A M.R.S. §3212-A|
|Authority 2:||CMR 65-407-326|
|Date Enacted|| 2010-10-15
|Authority 3:||Order Selecting Green Power Supplier|
|Date Enacted|| 2012-02-09
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.