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. Is retail net metering the minimum value and does a VOST take the place of net metering for payment (if its higher)?
  5. Does a utility offer a program?