Delaware

Delaware

Geographic Eligibility

“Eligible Energy Resources” include energy resources located within or imported into the PJM region.

Reporting Year

June 1 through May 31

Banking

On or after June 1, 2006 credits can be created and accumulated. An unused renewable energy credit shall exist for three years from the date created.

Solar Requirement

Yes, included in main target

Renewable Energy Sources

Class I

Electricity derived from solar, wind, ocean, geothermal, fuel cell powered by renewable fuels, combustion of gas from the anaerobic digestion of organic material, small hydroelectric facility (30 megawatts or less), sustainable biomass, excluding waste to energy, landfill methane gas.

Class II

“New Renewable Generation Resources” are those in commercial operation after 12/31/1997. No more than 1 percent of each year’s sales may come from resources that aren’t new.

RPS Percentages
Compliance Year PV Schedule I
2009-2010 0.014% 4.0%
2010-2011 0.018% 5.0%
2011-2012 0.20% 7.0%
2012-2013 0.40% 8.5%
2013-2014 0.60% 10.0%
2014-2015 0.80% 11.5%
2015-2016 1.00% 13.0%
2016-2017 1.25% 14.5%
2017-2018 1.50% 16.0%
2018-2019 1.75% 17.5%
2019-2020 2.00% 19.0%
2020-2021 2.25% 20.0%
2021-2022 2.50% 21.0%
2022-2023 2.75% 22.0%
2023-2024 3.00% 23.0%
2024-2025 3.25% 24.0%
2025-2026 3.50% 25.0%

Alternative Compliance Payments


1st deficient year: $25 for non-solar $400 for solar
2nd deficient year: $50 for non-solar $450 for solar
Subsequent years: $80 for non-solar $500 for solar

Contacts

Pam Knotts
Delaware Public Service Commission
861 Silver Lake Blvd.
Cannon Bldg., Suite 100
Dover, DE 19904
Phone: (302) 736-7500
Fax: (302) 739-4849

Clishona Marshall
Delaware Public Service Commission
861 Silver Lake Blvd.
Cannon Bldg., Suite 100
Dover, DE 19904
Phone: (302) 736-7500
Fax: (302) 739-4849

Useful Links

Delaware RPS