Renewable Portfolio Standards - State Annual and Compliance Reports
Each regulated utility in Arizona is required to submit an annual report explaining its compliance with the state's Renewable Energy Standard and Tariff (REST). There are nine regulated utilities in Arizona, each of which submitted its own data for calendar year 2014.
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is required to report annually to the state legislature on IOU progress toward their RPS goals and substantive actions taken to achieve those goals. The two reports that are required annually have information on 1) RPS program cost savings and 2) progress and status of the RPS program. These two reports, and past RPS reports, are available at the link above.
Black Hills Energy, one of two investor-owned utilities in the state, produced an Renewable Energy Standard compliance report for the year 2016.
This report covers renewable energy standard compliance year 2016 for Grand Valley Rural Power Lines, Inc., a Colorado cooperative electric association.
Xcel Energy, one of two investor-owned utilities in the state, produced this annual Renewable Energy Standard compliance report for the year 2016.
Holy Cross Energy, a Colorado cooperative electric association, produced this annual Renewable Energy Standard compliance report for the year 2016.
In compliance with the passage of the Colorado Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS), this letter serves as Mountain View Electric Association, Inc.'s report of meeting its 2013 RPS requirement as outlined in Rule 3662.
In this document, the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority of Connecticut reviews and determines the electric suppliers’ and electric distribution companies’ compliance with the Connecticut renewable portfolio standards in the year 2013.
Update From the RPS Subcommittee
The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation produced this unofficial report on the success of Delaware’s RPS.
Delmarva Power & Light 2016 RPS Compliance Report
This update to the Retail Electric Supplier’s RPS Compliance Report covers the Energy Year June 1 2016 through May 31 2017 for the Delaware customers of the Delmarva Power & Light Company.
The Public Utilities Commission of Washington D.C. produces an annual report on the District’s RPS.
This is the Renewable Portfolio Standard Status Report for the year ended December 31, 2017 for Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc., Hawai'i Electric Light Company, Inc. and Maui Electric Company, Limited.
Report to the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission.
The Gas Company LLC, dba Hawaii Gas (Hawaii Gas) has prepared this Renewable Energy Annual Report for the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS) §269-45.
This Report provides information regarding the status, effectiveness, and achievability of Hawaii’s current RPS targets.
The data and analyses contained in this report, submitted by the Illinois Power Agency, provide insight into the impacts of Illinois’ Renewable Portfolio Standards on electricity consumers and on the State overall, as well as policy guidance on future renewable resource procurement activity.
Illinois Power Agency Annual Report
The Illinois Power Agency produced this annual report on the agency's operations and transactions in fiscal year 2017, including the quantity, price, and rate impact of all renewable resources purchased under the electricity procurement plans for electric utilities.
2017 Indiana Renewable Energy Resources Study
Indiana does not have a mandatory RPS, thus there are no compliance reports. The link above includes information on renewable energy generation in Indiana.
Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission Annual Report
Indiana's voluntary clean energy portfolio standard program ("Indiana CHOICE") is regulated by the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC). The IURC annual report includes data regarding the states’ utilities and their supply, rates, and infrastructure.
Iowa’s Department of Commerce's issued an order Utility Board approving the proposed facilities for the RPS by Interstate Power and Light Co. and MidAmerican Energy Co (the two investor owned utilities required to use renewable energy under RPS).
The Kansas Corporation Commission is required to compile a report regarding electric supply and demand for all electric utilities in Kansas. This report is required to include: (1) Generation capacity needs and (2) system peak capacity needs and (3) renewable generation needs associated with the 2009 Kansas renewable energy standards.
In a very brief annual report, the Kansas Corporation Commission identifies the retail rate impact of the RPS.
The Maine Public Utilities Commission reports annually on general compliance with the RPS.
The Public Service Commission of Maryland produces an annual report detailing compliance.
Massachusetts’ Department of Energy Resources (DOER) in the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs produces an annual report detailing RPS compliance.
This annual report is submitted by the Michigan Public Service Commission.
The Minnesota Department of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources offers the following report on the progress of Minnesota’s electric utilities’ compliance with the Minnesota Renewable Energy Objective. This report is prepared for the Minnesota Legislature once every two years.
Minnesota utilities are required to report annually on RPS compliance. These reports are posted on the Minnesota Department of Commerce's website at the link above.
Missouri’s Public Service Commission requires four public utilities to report on RPS compliance: the Empire District Electric Company; KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company; Kansas City Power & Light Company; and Ameren Missouri. The link above provides access to the reports.
The Public Service Commission of Montana collects annual RPS compliance reports from three utilities: Montana-Dakota Utilities Co, NorthWestern Energy, and Talen Energy.
This report includes updated information on Nevada’s energy portfolio through 2016 and highlights the energy programs administered by the Governor’s Office of Energy.
NV Energy, a public utility, submitted this annual RPS compliance report to the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada.
Shell Energy, a public utility, submitted this annual RPS compliance report to the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada.
Exelon Annual RPS Compliance Report for 2016
Exelon Generation Company submitted this annual RPS compliance report to the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada.
Tenaska Power Services Co. submitted this RPS compliance report to the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada.
New Hampshire Renewable Energy Fund Annual Report
The NH Public Utilities Commission is required by the New Hampshire RPS rules to publish an annual report. Starting with the 2014 compliance year, New Hampshire's annual compliance reports are now incorporated into the Renewable Energy Fund Annual Report.
New Hampshire’s Renewable Portfolio Standard law required the NH Public Utilities Commission to conduct a review of the RPS program beginning in January 2011 and to make a report of its findings to the Legislature by November 1, 2018, pursuant to RSA 362-F:5.
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities posts all of the RPS compliance reports and associated documents on one webpage.
El Paso Electric Company is one of three utilities required to report on compliance with New Mexico’s RPS. This is the most recent annual report.
Public Service Company of New Mexico is one of three utilities required to report on compliance with New Mexico’s RPS. This is the most recent annual report.
Southwestern Public Service Company is one of three utilities required to report on compliance with New Mexico’s RPS. This is the most recent annual report.
New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) produces an annual report on compliance with New York’s RPS. The most recent report covers the 2016 compliance year.
North Carolina’s Utilities Commission produces an annual report on North Carolina’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard.
North Dakota does not have a mandatory RPS, but the North Dakota Public Service Commission publishes information that utilities submit detailing their actions to achieve renewable and recycled energy objectives.
This report was written for the Ohio General Assembly by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio for the 2015 compliance year.
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio publishes all submitted reports from utilities on an annual basis.
This report is in compliance with the Energy Security Act, which is the law that establishes a non-binding goal that 15% of all installed electric generation capacity within Oklahoma be generated from renewable energy sources.
The Oklahoma Corporation Commission provides links to each utility’s parent page; from each parent page a link to the Annual Report is accessible where details about electricity generation are provided.
PacifiCorp, Portland General Electric, and the Eugene Water & Electric Board submit RPS compliance reports each year. Annual reports for the 2015 compliance year have been posted on the Oregon Department of Energy's website.
The Public Utilities Commission of Pennsylvania publishes an annual report on Pennsylvania’s compliance with the Alternative Energy Standard Act of 2004, for the 2017 reporting year (June 1, 2016 through May 31, 2017).
Note: Puerto Rico's RPS was enacted in 2010. Compliance for this standard began in 2015. The RPS requirements apply to all retail electric providers of 50,000 MWh or more per year; however, the Autoridad de Energía Eléctrica de Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority or PREPA) is the only retail electric provider in Puerto Rico that currently meets that definition. The newly created Commonwealth Energy Public Policy Office will be responsible for overseeing RPS implementation.
Puerto Rico’s Electric Power Authority is required to produce an annual report; within the report is renewable energy generation information.
Rhode Island’s Public Utilities Commission publishes an annual report on Rhode Island’s compliance with the state’s Renewable Energy Standard (RES).
The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission submitted this report to the Legislature. Under current law, the electric utilities’ annual reporting requirement ended on July 1, 2017. As such, this status report from the Commission to the Legislature will be the final report.
Under the voluntary state renewable and recycled energy objective for retail providers of electricity, all providers must file an annual report. The Public Utilities Commission posts the provider's annual reports at the link above.
ERCOT acts as the program administrator of the Renewable Energy Credit (REC) trading program, which was established by the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) to (1) promote an additional 2,000 megawatts of new renewable energy capacity to be built in Texas by 2009, to be increased to 10,000 megawatts by 2025; and (2) allow customers to have access to providers of energy generated by renewable energy resources.
This report, produced by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), details compliance with the state's REC program.
This website shows the total amount of renewable energy produced every quarter of each year.
Utah has a voluntary goal of obtaining 20% of the state’s 2025 adjusted retail electric sales from renewable energy resources; in 2016, 8% of Utah’s utility-scale net electricity generation came from renewable resources.
This document shows the actual and proposed renewable energy facilities in the State of Utah. This document is produced by the Utah Geological Survey as part of the Utah Energy and Mineral Statistics data repository. It is updated periodically.
This is the official energy plan of Governor Gar R. Herbert. Although there are no mandatory production standards or benchmarks, the state plans to encourage utilities to produce 20% of their energy from renewables by 2025.
2018 Annual Report on the Renewable Energy Standard
The Vermont General Assembly requires the Public Service Department to submit an annual report/assessment addressing the ongoing impacts of Vermont’s Renewable Energy Standard. (30 V.S.A. § 8005b(b)). The report is structured around two main sections, each corresponding to the two main reporting requirements laid out in subsection (b) of Section 8005b. The first main section looks backward to evaluate the historical performance of Vermont’s RES program and to take stock of the costs and benefits so far attributable to the RES. The other main section is prospective and summarizes the results of modeling exercises undertaken by the Department of Public Service (PSD) in order to project how the RES is likely to affect Vermont, given past performance and current trends.
The Vermont General Assembly requires the Public Service Department to submit a biennial report addressing renewable energy programs in the state (30 V.S.A. § 8005b(c)). This report addresses retail sales, requirements of the Renewable Energy Standard (RES), progress toward meeting RES targets, implementation of the Standard Offer program, market conditions for renewable energy, and retail electric rates. Appendix 3 includes information on utility progress towards RES compliance.
This report was submitted by Virginia Electric and Power Company, aka Dominion Virginia Power, for the 2016 compliance year.
This report is from Appalachian Power, one of two investor-owned utilities required to report to the Public Utilities Commission. This report is for compliance year 2016.
EIA Utility Reports
Each electric utility subject to the Energy Independence Act (EIA) is required to submit a report to the Washington Department of Commerce by June 1 on its progress in meeting the targets for conservation and renewable energy under the EIA. EIA utility reports for 2012 through 2018 are posted here.
The Washington Department of Commerce State Energy Office produces a biennial status report on the state’s overall energy use, including recommendations on recent trends in energy prices and expenditures, and updates on a series of energy indicators.
Program website with access to RPS compliance reports submitted to the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin.