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First Energy Ohio - Renewable Energy Credit Procurements

Eligibility 
Commercial
Savings Category 
Fuel Cells
Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels
Photovoltaics
Program Info
Start Date 

07/01/2010

State 
Ohio
Program Type 
Performance-Based Incentive
Provider 
Navigant Consulting

'''''Note: FirstEnergy will periodically solicit proposals for long term contracts. The most recent application has a due date of October 22, 2012. Check the program web site for the most recent Requests for Proposals. '''''

As part of its [http://www.puco.ohio.gov/emplibrary/files/media/Publications/Fact_Sheets... Electric Security Plan], FirstEnergy will periodically solicit proposals for Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) and Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs). Proposals are accepted for both short-term and long-term contracts. Requests for proposals will not be available at regular intervals; check the program web site for current information regarding application due dates. FirstEnergy will not be purchasing energy or energy capacity under this proposal. All application materials are available on the program web site, and all applicants must be [http://www.puco.ohio.gov/puco/index.cfm/puco-forms/renewable-energy-reso... certified] by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.

Long-Term Contracts

FirstEnergy will purchase 5,000 SRECs and 20,000 RECs in equal quantities each calendar year, from 2011 to 2020. Applications for the first round of long-term contracts were due in October 2011. Check the [https://www.firstenergycorp.com/upp/oh/rec_procurements/2012LongTermRFP.... FirstEnergy Long-Term SREC web site] for details on open or upcoming Requests for Proposals.

Short-Term Contracts

In the most recent short-term contract procurement, FirstEnergy is seeking to purchase 7,500 SRECs from Ohio or states contiguous to Ohio. All SRECs must be created between January 1, 2010 and December 31, 2012.

Other Information 

Must be PUCO-certified or eligible to be PUCO-certified