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"Old" Documents and Forms Archives
for California's Renewable Energy Programs

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Please note that the documents below are for archival purposes and for applications that were filed prior to the latest version of each guidebook. Individual forms have been deleted, but they are included in the back of each of the guidebooks.

If you need the NEWEST guidebooks, please go to the main Renewables Program documents page.




Overall Program Guidebook

Overall Program Guidebook for the Renewable Energy Program, (Fifth Edition) publication # CEC-300-2012-005-ED5-CMF, adopted August 9, 2012. Posted August 29, 2012. (PDF file, 34 pgs, 586 kb)

Overall Program Guidebook for the Renewable Energy Program, (Fourth Edition) publication # CEC-300-2012-003-CMF, adopted May 9, 2012. (PDF file, 35 pgs, 532 kb)

Overall Program Guidebook, Third Edition. Publication # CEC-300-2010-008-CMF, adopted December 15, 2010, (PDF file, 37 pgs, 352 kb)

Overall Program Guidebook, Second Edition. Publication # CEC-300-2007-003-ED2-CMF, adopted December 19, 2007, (PDF file, 32 pgs, 184 kb)

Overall Program Guidebook. Publication # CEC-300-2007-003-CMF, adopted March 14, 2007. (PDF file, 28 pgs, 192 kb)

Overall Program Guidebook. Publication # CEC-300-2006-008-ED2, adopted December 13, 2006. (PDF file, 50 pgs, 210 kb)

Overall Program Guidebook. Publication # CEC-300-2006-008-F, adopted April 26, 2006. (PDF file, 27 pgs, 100 kb)

Renewable Energy Program Overall Guidebook, (Seventh Edition) publication # 500-04-026, adopted May 19, 2004. (PDF file, 25 pgs, 204 kb)

Renewable Energy Program Overall Program Guidebook, (Sixth Edition) publication # 500-03-004F, adopted February 19, 2003. (PDF file, 20 pgs, 252 kb)

Overall Guidelines for Renewable Resource Trust Fund (Fifth Edition) publication # 500-01-014, updated: April 2002. On line April 15, 2002. (PDF file, 25 pages, 92 kilobytes)

Overall Guidelines for Renewable Resource Trust Fund (Fourth Edition) publication # 500-01-014, on line October 2001. (PDF file, 23 pages, 88 kilobytes)

Overall Guidelines for Renewable Resource Trust Fund (First Edition) publication # 500-01-014, On line April 1999. (PDF file, 25 pages, 92 kilobytes)



Consumer Education Sub-Account Documents

Consumer Education Program Guidebook, (Fourth Edition) publication # 500-04-003F, May 2004. (PDF file, 16 pages, 336 kb)

Consumer Education Program Guidebook, (Third Edition) publication # 500-03-003F, February 2003. (PDF file, 14 pages, 296 kb)

Volume 5: Consumer Education Subaccount Guideboook, (Second Edition) publication # P300-97-011V5, September 2000. (PDF file, 16 pages, 100 kb)

Volume 5: Consumer Education Subaccount Guideboook,, (First Edition) publication # P300-97-011V5, March 2000. (PDF file, 16 pages, 100 kb)



Customer Credit Account Documents

GUIDELINES for Customer Credit Subaccount, (Sixth Edition) publication # 500-01-014V4. UPDATED: September 25, 2001, (PDF file, 62 pages, 498 kilobytes)

GUIDELINES for Customer Credit Subaccount, (Fifth Edition) publication # 500-01-014V4. UPDATED: September 25, 2001, (PDF file, 62 pages, 1.2 megabytes)

Protocol for the Power Source Disclosure and Customer Credit Subaccount, March 2001, publication # 500-01-005. (PDF file, 32 pages, 184 kilobytes)



Emerging Renewable Buydown / Rebate Program Documents

Emerging Renewables Program Guidebook - Final Guidebook, Twelfth Edition. Pub # CEC-300-2011-004-ED12-CMF. Posted: November 21, 2011. (PDF file, 60 pages, 2.2 mb).

Emerging Renewables Program Guidebook, Eleventh Edition. FINAL GUIDEBOOK, publication # CEC-300-2011-004-CMF. Posted: November 9, 2011. (Adobe PDF 64 pgs, 2.2 MB).

Emerging Renewables Program Guidebook, Tenth Edition, publication # CEC-300-2010-003-F, adopted April 7, 2010. Posted: April 22, 2010. (Adobe PDF 63 pgs, 1.7 MB).

Emerging Renewables Program Guidebook, Ninth Edition, publication # CEC-300-2009-002-F, adopted February 25, 2009. Posted: March 6, 2009. (Adobe PDF 63 pgs, 1.7 MB).

Emerging Renewables Program Guidebook, Eighth Edition, publication # CEC-300-2006-001-ED8F, adopted: December 13, 2006. Posted: December 21, 2006. (Adobe PDF 52 pgs, 381 kb).

Emerging Renewables Program Guidebook (Seventh Edition), Publication Number CEC-300-2006-001-ED7F. July 2006. For reservations and renewable energy systems prior to 1/1/07. (Adobe Acrobat PDF file, 73 pages, 307 kilobytes)

Emerging Renewables Program Guidebook (Sixth Edition), publication # CEC-300-2006-001-ED6F. January 2006 (PDF file, 75 pgs, 485 kb)

Emerging Renewables Program Guidebook (Fifth Edition), publication # CEC-300-2005-001-ED5F, July 14, 2005. (PDF file, 72 pages, 468 kilobytes)

Emerging Renewables Program Guidebook (Fourth Edition), publication # CEC-300-2005-001-ED4F, January 31, 2005. (PDF file, 71 pages, 632 kilobytes)

Emerging Renewables Program Guidebook (Third Edition), publication # 500-03-001F2, July 1, 2004. (PDF file, 54 pages, 464 kilobytes)

Emerging Renewables Program Guidebook (Second Edition), publication # 500-03-001F, December 22, 2003. (PDF file, 48 pgs, 302 kb)

Note: The guidelines were formally adopted by the California Energy Commission on January 21, 1998, pursuant to Senate Bill 90 (Chapter 905, Statutes of 1997) and subsequently revised in the first two years on the following dates: February 18, 1998; January 22, 1999; September 8, 1999; October 6, 1999; March 7, 2001; May 16, 2001; September 25, 2001; December 19, 2001; and September 25, 2002.

GUIDEBOOK For Emerging Renewable Resources Account, (First Edition - 9th Revision) publication # 500-01-013V3 - VOLUME 3, September 2002. (PDF file, 48 pages, 433 kilobytes)

Emerging Renewables Program Guidebook, (First Edition - Revised September 2001) Publication # 500-01-013V3, September 2001. (PDF file, 48 pgs, 441 kb)

Emerging Renewables Program Guidebook, (First Edition - Revised May 2001) Publication # 500-01-013V3, May 2001. (PDF file, 48 pgs, 441 kb)

Emerging Renewables Program Guidebook, (First Edition) Publication # 500-97-011V3, August 1998. (PDF file, 48 pgs, 441 kb)

Archived Forms



Existing Renewables Account Documents

Existing Renewable Facilities Program Guidebook, (Fourth Edition), publication # CEC-300-2007-005-CMF. Posted: March 29, 2007, adopted at March 14, 2007, Energy Commission Business Meeting. (Adobe PDF 48 pgs, 348 kb).

Existing Renewable Facilities Program Guidebook, (Third Edition), publication # CEC-300-2006-011-F. Posted: July 17, 2006, adopted at June 29, 2006, Energy Commission Business Meeting. (Adobe PDF 35 pgs, 1.0 megabytes).

Existing Renewable Facilities Program Guidebook, (Second Edition) publication # CEC-300-2005-022, on line: January 23, 2006. (Adobe PDF 35 pgs, 412 kilobytes).

Existing Renewable Resources Account Guidebook and Forms, (Seventh Edition), publication # 500-01-014V1, February 2003. (34 pages, 584 kilobytes)

Existing Renewable Resources Account Guidebook and Forms, (Sixth Edition), publication # 500-01-014V1, September 2002. (30 pages, 472 kilobytes)

Existing Renewable Resources Account Guidebook and Forms, (Fourth Edition), publication # 500-01-011V1, March 2001. (30 pages, 712 kilobytes)

Existing Renewable Resources Account Guidebook and Forms, (Third Edition), publication # 500-97-011V1, March 2000. (30 pages, 324 kilobytes)

Existing Renewable Resources Account Guidebook and Forms, (Second Edition), publication # 500-97-011V1, August 1998. (30 pages, 92 kilobytes)



New Renewables Resources Account Documents

New Renewable Facilities Program Guidebook. Publication # CEC-300-2007-002-CMF, adopted: March 14, 2007, posted: March 29, 2007. (PDF file, 61 pgs, 468 kb)

APPLICATION FORMS Updated March 2007

CEC-SEP-1 & 2 (Microsoft Excel file, 56 kb)

SEP Worksheet & Instructions (Microsoft Excel file, 165 kb)

New Renewable Facilities Program Guidebook, Seventh Edition, publication # CEC-300-2006-006-F, adopted April 26, 2006. (PDF file, 55 pgs, 390 kb)

New Renewable Resources Account Guidebook Volume 2A, (Sixth Edition), publication # 500-01-014V2A, January 2004. (44 pages, 832 kilobytes)

New Renewable Resources Account Guidebook Volume 2A, (Fifth Edition), publication # 500-01-014V2A, August 2002. (46 pages, 416 kilobytes)

New Renewable Resources Account Guidebook Volume 2B, (Fifth Edition), publication # 500-01-014V2A, November 2003. (45 pages, 556 kilobytes)

New Renewable Resources Account Guidebook Volume 2A, (Fourth Edition), publication # 500-01-014V2A, April 2002. (44 pages, 300 kilobytes)

New Renewable Resources Account Guidebook Volume 2A, (Third Edition), publication # 500-01-014V2A, April 2002. (44 pages, 464 kilobytes)

New Renewable Resources Account Guidebook Volume 2B, (Third Edition), publication # 500-01-014V2B, April 2002. (41 pages, 292 kilobytes)

New Renewable Resources Account Guidebook Volume 2A, (Second Edition), publication # 500-97-011V2B, May 2001. (42 pages, 400 kilobytes)

New Renewable Resources Account Guidebook Volume 2B, (Second Edition), publication # 500-97-011V2B, May 2001. (30 pages, 144 kilobytes)

Pilot Performance-Based Incentive Program

The Pilot PSI Program has concluded.

Preliminary Evaluation of Pilot Performance-Based Incentive Program, Staff Report, publication # CEC-300-2007-011. Posted: September 17, 2007. (PDF file, 58 pgs, 720 kb)

Emerging Renewables Program Guidebook - Fourth Edition, publication # CEC-300-2005-001-ED4F. January 2005 (PDF file, 71 pgs, 698 kb)

APPLICATION FORMS Updated April 26, 2005




Renewables Portfolio Standard Program

Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) Eligibility Guidebook (Sixth Edition), publication # CEC-300-2012-006-CMF, adopted August 9, 2012. Posted August 29, 2012. (Acrobat PDF file, 139 pages, 1.6 megabytes)

Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) Eligibility Guidebook (FIFTH Edition), publication # CEC-300-2012-002-CMF, adopted May 9, 2012. (Acrobat PDF file, 139 pages, 1.8 megabytes)

Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) Eligibility Guidebook (Fourth Edition, publication # CEC-300-2010-007-CMF, adopted December 15, 2010. Posted January 5, 2011. (Acrobat PDF file, 148 pages, 1.4 megabytes)

Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) Eligibility Guidebook (Third Edition), publication # CEC-300-2007-006-ED3-CMF, adopted December 19, 2007. (Acrobat PDF file, 111 pages, 2.7 megabytes)

Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) Eligibility Guidebook (Second Edition), publication # CEC-300-2007-006-CMF, adopted March 14, 2007. (Acrobat PDF file, 131 pages, 736 kb)

Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) Eligibility Guidebook, publication # CEC-300-2006-007-F, adopted April 26, 2006. (Acrobat PDF file, 77 pages, 330 kb)

Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) Eligibility Guidebook, publication # P500-04-002F. (Acrobat PDF file, 65 pages, 1.2 megabytes)





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