Pennsylvania Tier I RECs

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On October 30, 2017, Pennsylvania passed legislation to end the eligibility of any solar systems that are not Pennsylvania-sited for the PA SREC market. Those systems are eligible to enter the PA Tier I REC market.

States Eligible

DE, IL, IN, KY, MD, MI, NJ, NC, OH, PA, TN, VA, WV, D.C.

Tracking Registry


Energy Year

June - May

Eligible Energy Sources

The following renewable energy sources are eligible to produce Class I RECs:

  • Solar photovoltaic and solar thermal energy
  • Wind power
  • Low-impact hydropower
  • Geothermal Energy
  • Biologically derived methane gas
  • Fuel cells
  • Biomass Energy
  • Coal mine methane

Market Requirements

PA SREC market requirements as currently set by state legislation:

Energy Year % RPS Requirement ACP
2018 6.50% $45
2019 7.00% $45
2020 7.50% $45
2021 8.00% $45