Policy Profile

Renewable Standard Offer

Policy description:

Standard Offer Contracts (RSOCs), including feed-in tariffs (FITs), refer to a policy of offering a certain value - either through credit or payment - for the generation and delivery of renewable energy to the grid. For more information, see the full policy brief.

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  1. Does state policy exist?
  2. Is the offer available to multiple renewable energy technologies?
  3. Does the value calculation include non energy benefits?
  4. Does the program offer contracts with a term of at least 10 years?
  5. Does a utility offer a program?