VERMONT RENEWABLE ENERGY PROGRAMS
STANDARD OFFER PROGRAM
The Standard Offer Program was enacted by the Vermont Legislature in 2009 to encourage the development of renewable energy in Vermont. The Program provides developers of new renewable energy projects with a long term contract. The rate is determined through an annual Request for Proposals released on April 1st of each year. The next Request for Proposal released on April 1, 2016 will be for 7.5 MW. The maximum project size is 2.2 MW. For more information on the Standard Offer Program please contact VEPP Inc., the Standard Offer Facilitator, at 802.362.0748.
RULE 4.100 PROGRAM
The Rule 4.100 Program is Vermont’s implementation of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA) enacted by the United States Congress in 1978. The Program provides developers of new and existing renewable energy projects with a long term contract. The rate is determined through an annual avoided cost rate setting. For the most recent avoided cost rates click here: AVOIDED COST RATES. For more information on the Rule 4.100 Program please contact VEPP Inc., the Purchasing Agent, at 802.362.0748.