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Last updated 2-13-18

Alabama

Statutes and Regulations:

Title 37

Consideration of Sections 532 and 1307 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (2007)

Consideration of Sections 1251 and 1254 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (2006)

Considerations of Section 1251 and 1254 of the Energy Policy Act of 2006- Docket 30066 (2005)

Docket:

Docket 25980

AL PSC Additional Info:

Annual Reports (1997-2016)

 

Alaska

Statutes and Regulations:

Article 2 Cogeneration and Small Power Production

Chapters 47-53

Commission Orders/Decisions:

R-09-001 and 002: Implementation of rules and regulations for Customers with Net Metering

R-06-005: Developing rules for customers with net metering

R-06-002: Rules for interconnection

U-08-138: Standards regarding interconnection and operation of non-utility generating facility

Arkansas

AR PSC Additional Info:

Cogeneration Rules(1983-outdated)

FERC Order:

Entergy Services- Terminate Mandatory Purchase Obligation

California

Statutes and Regulations:

Ca. Pub. Util. Code 218.5

FERC Order:

FERC orders 2000-2016

FERC Orders 2017

Court Cases:

Southern California Edison Company v. FERC (443 F.3d. 94, 2006)

California feed-in tariff not compliant with PURPA, federal court rules

CA PUC Additional Info:

Combined Heat and Power

Qualifying Facility

CPUC Fillings 2007-2016

Connecticut

Statutes and Regulations:

Connecticut Administrative Code 16a-14-300 to 302

Final Decision Database (By Utility and Docket Number)

Florida

Statutes and Regulations:

Fla. Stat. 366.051

Florida Administrative Code 25-17.080

Additional:

Electric Restructuring Details

Florida PSC Docket Search

Georgia

Statutes and Regulations:

Department 515: Rules of Georgia Public Service Commission

Additional:

Capacity and energy payments to cogenerators under PURPA Docket #4822

Georgia Power Company: Procedural and Scheduling Order for the Utilities Integrated Resource Plan Compliance Filings, Certification of Green Energy Programs Docket #16573

Hawaii

Statutes and Regulations:

Hawaii Administrative Code 6-74-1, et seq.

Orders:

Docket No. 2009-0029 

Docket No. 03-0372

Idaho

FERC Docket Number:

EL13-51-000(suit filed against Idaho PUC for unlawfully terminating QF power purchase agreement 3/4/2013)

137 FERC 61,006 (Docket No. EL11-59); Issued October 4, 2011 (FERC declined to act when Idaho PUC allowed agreements between QF and power company which were inconsistent with PURPA)

141 FERC 61,145 (Docket No. EL12-108); Issued November 20, 2012 (FERC rejected Idaho PUC agreement which allowed for a reduction in avoided cost rate eligibility cap for QFs)

Orders:

Interest Rate on Consumer Deposits- No. 33936

Utility Regulatory Fees- No. 33741

ORDER NO 33785

Additional:

IPUC Rules

Idaho regulators trim renewables integration rates under PURPA for Rocky Mountain Power

Indiana

Statutes and Regulations:

170 IAC 4 – 4.1 – 1 to 170 IAC 4 – 4.1 – 13

IC 8-1-2.4-1 to IC 8-1-2.4-5

Illinois

Statutes and Regulations:

220 ILCS 5/8-403.1

FERC Order:

135 FERC 61,005 (Docket No. QM10-6-000)

Iowa

Statutes and Regulations:

Iowa Administrative Code 199.15.1 et seq.

137 FERC 61,200 (Docket No.EL11-39); Issued December 15, 2011 (Order finding that power company disconnecting service to QF was inconsistent of the Public Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 due to QF’s non payment.)

DOCKET NO. PURPA STANDARD 11 (199 IAC 15.11(5))

Kentucky

Statutes and Regulations:

807 KRS 5.054

FERC:

Docket No. QM17-5-000

Cases:

Case No. 2017-00212

Louisiana

Statutes and Regulations:

Louisiana Administrative Code 15.1 et seq.

Orders:

Order No. U-32628-A

 

Michigan

Statutes and Regulations:

MCL 460.1035

Order:

Case No. U-18090- Consumers Energy PURPA contracts

State Reliability Mechanism

Case U-18491

Additional:

New PURPA Rules (2017)

Supplemental Notice of Technical Conference- Docket No. AD16-16-000 

Docket Nos. EL17-5-000

NOTICE INVITING POST-TECHNICAL CONFERENCE COMMENTS- Docket No. AD16-16-000

Solar Developer Contests Michigan PURPA Freeze

Maine

Statutes and Regulations:

Code Me. R. 65 407 360 sec 1-8

35-A MRSA sec 3301-3309

Docket No. EL03-133-000

 

Minnesota

Statutes and Regulations:

Minn. Stat. 216B.164

MN Admin Code, Public Utilities Commission, Chapter 7835

Montana

Statutes and Regulations:

69-3-601, MCA to 69-3-604, MCA

Order:

Order on Northwestern Energy’s Motion for Emergency Suspension of Tariff Schedule QF-1

Final Order- ORDER NO. 7500c

the Petition of MTSUN, LLC To Set Terms and Conditions for Qualifying Small Power Production Facility Order No. 7535a

Petition of NorthWestern Energy for a Declaratory Ruling on the Availability of Schedule QF-1 Rates to 71 Ranch, LP, Oversight Resources, LLC, and DA Wind Investors, LLC

Other:

“Legislation Addressing LNG Exports and PURPA Modernization”

Nevada

Statutes and Regulations:

Chapter 703

NRS 704.8771 – 704.8793

New Hampshire

Statutes and Regulations:

NHRS 362-A:1 – NHRS 362-A:9

Docket No. DE 14-238

Chapter Puc 900 NET METERING FOR CUSTOMER-OWNED RENEWABLE ENERGY GENERATION RESOURCES OF 1,000 KILOWATTS OR LESS

New Mexico

Statutes and Regulations:

New Mexico Administrative Code 17.9.570.1 through 17.9.570.15

Commission Order/Decision:

Case No. 12-00332-UT: Adoption of proposed rules governing cogeneration and small power production

Docket No. QM12-4-000: Order denying application to terminate mandatory purchase obligation

Articles:

New Mexico utility outside RTO or ISO seeks PURPA Section 210(m) exemption

 

North Carolina

Legislation and Rules
Commission Orders
Reports and Other Resources

North Dakota

Statutes and Regulations:

North Dakota Administrative Code 69-09-07-01 to 69-09-07-13

New York

FERC Order:

New York State Electric & Gas Corporation and Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation, 130 FERC 61, 216 (Docket No. QM10-3-000); Issued March 18, 2010 (Order denying New York Electric and Gas Corporation from terminating purchase obligation from Cornell University)

COMMENTS OF CONSTELLATION ENERGY COMMODITIES GROUP, INC. AND CONSTELLATION NEWENERGY, INC. (Case No. 06-M-1017)

Ohio

Statutes and Regulations:

Ohio Statutes 4928.01 et seq.

4901:1-10-34 Compliance with PURPA.

Ohio PUC Additional info:

CHP 101 Workshop – March 9, 2012

Oregon

Statutes and Regulations:

ORS 758.505 through 785.555

Oregon Administrative Code 860-029-0001 through 0100

Commission Order/Decisions:

Docket UM 1129 – Information on purchasing from QF

Docket UM 1610 – General investigation into QF contracting and pricing

Docket UM 1734- Application to reduce the Qualifying Facility Contract Term and Lower the Qualifying Facility Standard Contract Eligibility Cap.

Application to Lower the Standard Price and Standard Contract Eligibility Cap for Solar Qualifying Facilities

OR PUC Additional Info.:

Guidelines for requesting cogeneration exemption

Pennsylvania

Statutes and Regulations:

66 Pa.C.S. sec. 527

Title 52 Public Utilities

Docket Nos. QM13-2-000, QM13-2-001

Docket No. QM13-2-002

Rhode Island

Statutes and Regulations:

R.I. Gen. Laws 39-3-39

Title 39 Public Utilities Carriers

Docket No. 4268- Washington County Regional Planning Council’s Response to Federal Questions Raised

South Dakota

Statutes and Regulations:

South Dakota Administrative Rules 20:10:36:01 et seq.

 

South Carolina

Legislation and Rules
Commission Orders
Reports and Other Resources

Texas

Statutes and Regulations:

Tex. Util. Code 35.061 to 35.066

16 TAC 25.242 (Public Utility Commission of Texas)

Utah

Statutes and Regulations:

Utah Code 54-12-1

All Dockets

Vermont

Statutes and Regulations:

Vermont Public Service Board Rule 4.100 (et seq.)

Code of Vermont Rules 30.000.015

Washington

Statutes and Regulation:

WAC 480-107-001 to 999; and 480-108-001 to 999

RCW 39.35C.070 and 39.35C.080

Commission Order/Decisions:

Docket Number UE-060649-Interconnection rules for customer owned generation facilities

Docket Number UE-030423 – adopting “bidding” rules for elec utilities purchases from QF and independent power producers

Docket U-161024- Integrated Resource Planning

 

NARUC

NARUC Pushes for PURPA Reform in Letter to FERC

NARUC Calls for PURPA Reforms, Outlines Proposed Changes

NARUC Pushes for PURPA Reform in Letter to FERC (12-18-17)

 

General Articles

Is PURPA done? New bill takes aim at law’s mandatory purchase obligation (2-12-18)

 

Federal:

H.R.4476 – PURPA Modernization Act of 2017

 

LIST OF RECENT*** FERC ORDERS REGARDING QUALIFYING FACILITY (QF):

Major Qualifying Facility (QF) Orders **After 2005

FERC Order No. 732 (March 19, 2010)
-The new rule updates self-certification or application process of Cogeneration or Small Power Production Facilities, as required by Commission Form 556. The rule also permits small generating facilities (less than 1 MW) from filing Form 556.

FERC Order No. 688-A (June 22, 2007)
-FERC denied rehearing on Order No. 688. Order No. 688 (October 20, 2006) defined and implemented sec. 210(m) of PURPA.

FERC Order:
-140 FERC 61,191(Docket No. QM12-4-000); Issued September 13, 2012 –CA PUC Info

FERC Order:

162 FERC 61,224; Issued March 15, 2018.

162 FERC 61,225; Issued March 15, 2018.

General Information

Articles
-FERC set amended requirements and regulations for cogeneration facilities (which are revisions on 18 CFR 131 and 292).
-FERC Order No. 671-A (May 22, 2006) reaffirmed Order No. 671 as relating to QF Status.
-Consumers Energy QM12-3-000 (139 FERC 61,069) – April, 2012
-ALLETE QM12-1-000 (138 FERC 61,108) – February, 2012
-Northern States Power Company QM11-3-000 (136 FERC 61,093) – August, 2011
-Commonwealth Edison Company QM10-6-000 (135 FERC 61,005) – April, 2011
-Detroit Edison QM10-2-000 (131 FERC 61,039) – April, 2010
-Montana-Dakota Utilities Company QM09-2-000 (126 FERC 61,121) – February 2009
-Allegheny Power QM08-6-000 (124 FERC 61,236) – September, 2008
-Xcel Energy Services QM07-5-002 (124 FERC 61,073) – July, 2008
-Virginia Electric Power Company QM08-000 (124 FERC 61,045) – July, 2008
-PECO Energy QM08-2-000 (122 FERC 61,022) – January, 2008
-American Electric Power Service Corporation QM07-4-000 (120 FERC 61,052) – July, 2007
-Duke Energy QM07-2-000 (119 FERC 61,146) – May, 2007

Legislation and Rules
Commission Orders
Reports and Other Resources