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Title: Relevance of Generation Interconnection Procedures to Feed-in Tariffs in the United States

Abstract

Feed-in tariffs (FITs) have been used to promote renewable electricity development in over 40 countries throughout the past two decades. These policies generally provide guaranteed prices for the full system output from eligible generators for a fixed time period (typically 15-20 years). Due in part to the success of FIT policies in Europe, some jurisdictions in the United States are consideringimplementing similar policies, and a few have already put such policies in place. This report is intended to offer some guidance to policymakers and regulators on how generator interconnection procedures may affect the implementation of FITs and how state generator interconnection procedures can be formulated to support state renewable energy objectives. This report is based on a literaturereview of model interconnection procedures formulated by several organizations, as well as other documents that have reviewed, commented on, and in some cases, ranked state interconnection procedures.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
OSTI Identifier:
991974
Report Number(s):
NREL/SR-6A20-48987
LEU-9-99277-01; TRN: US201022%%105
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Related Information: Work performed by Exeter Associates, Inc., Columbia, Maryland
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION; ELECTRICITY; IMPLEMENTATION; PRICES; TARIFFS; RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES; feed-in tariffs; generator interconnection; electricity regulation; Europe; United States; Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; FERC; interconnection procedures

Citation Formats

Fink, S, Porter, K, and Rogers, J. Relevance of Generation Interconnection Procedures to Feed-in Tariffs in the United States. United States: N. p., 2010. Web. doi:10.2172/991974.
Fink, S, Porter, K, & Rogers, J. Relevance of Generation Interconnection Procedures to Feed-in Tariffs in the United States. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/991974
Fink, S, Porter, K, and Rogers, J. Fri . "Relevance of Generation Interconnection Procedures to Feed-in Tariffs in the United States". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/991974. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/991974.
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title = {Relevance of Generation Interconnection Procedures to Feed-in Tariffs in the United States},
author = {Fink, S and Porter, K and Rogers, J},
abstractNote = {Feed-in tariffs (FITs) have been used to promote renewable electricity development in over 40 countries throughout the past two decades. These policies generally provide guaranteed prices for the full system output from eligible generators for a fixed time period (typically 15-20 years). Due in part to the success of FIT policies in Europe, some jurisdictions in the United States are consideringimplementing similar policies, and a few have already put such policies in place. This report is intended to offer some guidance to policymakers and regulators on how generator interconnection procedures may affect the implementation of FITs and how state generator interconnection procedures can be formulated to support state renewable energy objectives. This report is based on a literaturereview of model interconnection procedures formulated by several organizations, as well as other documents that have reviewed, commented on, and in some cases, ranked state interconnection procedures.},
doi = {10.2172/991974},
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place = {United States},
year = {2010},
month = {10}
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