On Tuesday, August 26th, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) announced that pursuant to 225 CMR 14.05(9)(m)1 the 2016 Managed Growth capacity block allocation will be zero (0) MW. The email notice from the DOER can be found here.
The outcome was determined as a result of the DOER’s forecast for expected capacity to be installed under Market Sectors A-C in 2014 through 2016. The analysis prepared by the DOER can be found here. Stakeholders that wish to provide comments on the analysis can do so by emailing DOER.SREC@state.ma.us by 5 p.m. ET on Friday, August 29th.
For further clarification on how projects are categorized by market sector in the SREC-II program please see the following table:
Additionally, the DOER provided further guidance on the minimum standard calculations for CY2015 for SREC-I and SREC-II. This email announcement can be found here.
Should any further announcements be made after the comment period, SRECTrade will provide updates on our blog.