Renewables Portfolio Standard Eligibility, Fifth Edition
May 02, 2012
Renewable Energy (300)
Renewables Portfolio Standard - RPS
The Renewables Portfolio Standard Eligibility Guidebook describes the eligibility requirements and process for certifying eligible renewable energy resources for California’s Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) and describes the California Energy Commission’s accounting system to verify compliance with the RPS. California’s RPS has a target of obtaining 33 percent of the state’s electricity from eligible renewable energy resources by 2020. This guidebook outlines eligibility and legal requirements, describes reporting requirements, and includes necessary forms and instructions for program participants. This guidebook also describes the Energy Commission’s system for tracking and verifying compliance with the RPS.