Public Utilities and Carriers
Long-Term Contracting Standard for Renewable Energy
R.I. Gen. Laws § 39-26.1-4
§ 39-26.1-4. Financial remuneration and incentives.
In order to achieve the purposes of this chapter, electric distribution companies shall be entitled to financial remuneration and incentives for long-term contracts for newly developed renewable energy resources, which are over and above the base rate revenue requirement established in its cost of service for distribution ratemaking. Such remuneration and incentives shall compensate the electric distribution company for accepting the financial obligation of the long-term contracts. The financial remuneration and incentives described in this section shall apply only to long-term contracts for newly developed renewable energy resources. The financial remuneration and incentives shall be in the form of annual compensation, equal to two and three quarters percent (2.75%) of the actual annual payments made under the contracts for those projects that are commercially operating.
History of Section.
P.L. 2009, ch. 51, § 1; P.L. 2009, ch. 53, § 1.