Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) Verification
Under California's Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) statutes, procurement claims from a RPS certified facility must be verified as eligible for the RPS in order to count towards a utility's RPS obligation. The Western Renewable Energy Generation Information System (WREGIS) has been developed to satisfy current RPS tracking requirements. The use of WREGIS is required for retail sellers and publicly owned utilities to track and report their RPS procurement.
Retail sellers and publicly owned utilities must report their RPS claims annually to the Energy Commission on July 1st of each year.
RPS-eligible facilities that use one or more non-renewable fuel must report their monthly fuel use data annually to the Energy Commission by April 1st of each year for the previous calendar year. RPS-eligible facilities using common carrier pipeline biomethane must report their biomethane data by April 1st of each year for the previous calendar year.
All verification forms, with the exception of the WREGIS Compliance Report and the WREGIS e-Tag Report, must be submitted in Excel format by email to RPSTrack@energy.ca.gov, using the appropriate file name for the attachment. For all forms submitted, signed attestations must be emailed to RPSTrack@energy.ca.gov or mailed to:
California Energy Commission
Attn: RPS Verification
1516 9th Street, MS-45
Sacramento, CA 95814
|Form||Description||Posted/Revision Date||File Type
|WREGIS State/Provincial/Voluntary Compliance Report and WREGIS e-Tag Summary Report Attestation Form|
|CEC-RPS-CCP||Form for certified facilities using biomethane resource||6/25/2015||109 kb|
|CEC-RPS-FDP||Form for certified biomethane facilities using functionally dedicated pipeline||6/25/2015||103 kb|
|CEC-RPS-GEN||Report of Generation and Fuel Use for RPS-eligible facilities. Required for facilities that use at least one non-renewable fuel to generate electricity, or facilities with generation not tracked in WREGIS for the entire calendar year covered in this report.||6/25/2015||66 kb|
|CEC-RPS-TRACK||RPS Procurement Claims and Attestation Form for load-serving entities reporting generation not available in WREGIS||6/25/2015||58 kb|
Publicly Owned Utilities forms Only
|Form||Description||Posted/Revision Date||File Type|
|CEC-RPS-POU||Annual report summary information and compliance report information for POUs||June 25, 2015||294 kb|
|CEC-RPS-Hourly||Annual hourly meter and annual hourly final e-Tag schedule reporting for POUs claiming PCC 1 not directly interconnected to a California Balancing Authority||June 25, 2015||2.9 mb|
|CEC-RPS-eTag||e-Tag summary report for e-Tags not tracked in WREGIS for POUs||June 25, 2015||62 kb|
|CEC-RPS-399||Form for annual reporting on electricity sales from certified hydroelectric generation units that meet the criteria of Public Utilities Code section 399.30(j)||June 25, 2015||74 kb|
For more information contact:
Renewable Energy Division
California Energy Commission