Reviving PURPA’s Purpose

by Carolyn Elefant on October 21, 2011

in FERC Order 1000, PURPA

Once an innovative driver of renewables in the US, today PURPA often receives far less mention than its cooler green incentive cousins like the feed-in tariff, Section 1603 ITC cash grants or renewable energy credits (RECs). But even almost 35 years after PURPA’s enactment, many small power renewables and CHP projects still depend on PURPA’s [...]