REC Certification and Eligible Facilities
Information on how to register for REC Eligibility.
Eligible Renewable Energy Facility Approvals
Note: REC applications are no longer part of the docketbook.
Click the following link for more information: Changes in Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) Eligibility, Application Docketing and Determinations
REC Certification Process
To apply for renewable energy source eligibility, under NH RSA 362-F for the New Hampshire RPS, please submit one (1) original and one (1) paper copies and an electronic copy of the completed application and cover letter to:
New Hampshire Department of Energy
21 South Fruit Street, Suite 10
Concord, NH 03301-2429
Send the electronic version of the completed application, attachments, and the cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. The cover letter must include complete contact information and identify the class for which the applicant seeks eligibility. Pursuant to Puc 2500, the Department is required to render a decision on an application within 45 days upon receiving a complete application. If you have any questions, please contact Sustainable Energy at (603) 271-3670 or send an email to email@example.com.
For information on the approval process and notifications to NEPOOL GIS, please review the following process document:
Renewable Energy Facility Eligibility Applications
Renewable Energy Facility Eligibility for Sources with a Capacity of 100 Kilowatts or Less
The application for sources with a nameplate capacity of 100 kilowatts or less must meet the requirement set forth in RSA 362-F:4 and include the information requirements established in Puc 2505.02 (a) and Puc 2505.02 (b).
Please note that the NEPOOL GIS requires a GIS facility code number for Renewable Energy Certificates to be credited.
Renewable Energy Facility Eligibility for Sources with a Capacity of Greater than 100 Kilowatts
The application for sources with a nameplate capacity of greater than 100 kilowatts must demonstrate that the source is eligible in accordance with RSA 362-F:4 and include all information pursuant to Puc 2505.02 (a) and Puc 2505.02 (c).
The application for sources greater than 100 kilowatts requires the following:
Applications for Thermal Energy Sources (Solar Thermal, Biomass Thermal, & Ground Source Heat Pumps)
Independent Monitors and Registered REC Aggregators
Puc 2506 requires that gross output from customer-sited sources be verified and reported by independent monitors. New Hampshire based owners must purchase a revenue quality meter to record the gross output and either retain the services of an independent monitor directly or, if participating in an aggregation, through an aggregator.
- List of independent monitors who are approved to monitor electrical and thermal production.
- List of registered REC Aggregators (Note: aggregators of RECs are different than Electricity Aggregators.)
- If you wish to apply for independent monitor or REC aggregator status pursuant to Puc 2505.10 and Puc 2507, respectively, please contact the Sustainable Energy Division at (603)271-3670 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.