TITLE XXXIV
PUBLIC UTILITIES

CHAPTER 362-F
ELECTRIC RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD

Section 362-F:3

    362-F:3 Minimum Electric Renewable Portfolio Standards. – For each year specified in the table below, each provider of electricity shall obtain and retire certificates sufficient in number and class type to meet or exceed the following percentages of total megawatt-hours of electricity supplied by the provider to its end-use customers that year, except to the extent that the provider makes payments to the renewable energy fund under RSA 362-F:10, II:
10
 
 2008
 2009
 2010
 2011
 2012
 2013
 2014
 2015
 
2025 and thereafter
Class I
 0.0%
 0.5%
 1%
 2%
 3%
 3.8%
 5%
 6%
 15% (*)
Class II
 0.0%
 0.0%
 0.04%
 0.08%
 0.15%
 0.2% 
 0.3%
 0.3%
 0.7%
Class III
 3.5%
 4.5%
 5.5%
 6.5%
 1.4%
 1.5%
 3.0%
 8.0%
 8.0%
Class IV
 0.5%
 1%
 1%
 1%
 1%
 1.3%
 1.4%
 1.5%
 1.5%
 

*Class I increases an additional 0.9 percent per year from 2015 through 2025. A set percentage of the class I totals shall be satisfied annually by the acquisition of renewable energy certificates from qualifying renewable energy technologies producing useful thermal energy as defined in RSA 362-F:2, XV-a. The set percentage shall be 0.4 percent in 2014, 0.6 percent in 2015, 0.8 percent in 2016, and increased annually by 0.2 percent per year from 2017 through 2023, after which it shall remain unchanged. Class II shall increase to 0.5 percent beginning in 2018, 0.6 percent beginning in 2019, and 0.7 percent beginning in 2020, otherwise classes II-IV shall remain at the same percentages from 2015 through 2025 except as provided in RSA 362-F:4, V-VI.

Source. 2007, 26:2, eff. July 10, 2007. 2012, 272:3, eff. June 19, 2012. 2013, 272:1, eff. July 24, 2013; 279:7, eff. July 27, 2013. 2017, 226:6, eff. July 11, 2017.