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New Hampshire Energy: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Renewable energy:

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Renewable energy portfolio standard: New Hampshire Revised Statutes Annotated (RSA) 362-F:1 to 362-F:13 and House Bill (HB) 873

Regulatory Agency

New Hampshire Office of Energy and Planning (OEP)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

• Rules. To date, the federal government's involvement in renewable energy programs has been limited to voluntary programs and providing financial incentives for renewable energy generation. However, New Hampshire state legislation has established a renewable energy portfolio standard.

• Administration and enforcement. The New Hampshire Office of Energy and Planning administers the state's renewable energy portfolio.

State Requirements

RENEWABLE ENERGY

Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard

RSA 362-F:1 to 362-F:13 and HB 873

New Hampshire is committed to a goal of meeting 25 percent of the state's energy needs using renewable energy resources by 2025. As a result, the state has passed renewable energy portfolio statutes requiring the use of renewable energy resources to increase incrementally each year as listed in the Table in this section.

Class I. A Class I renewable energy resource is energy derived from any of the following, provided operation began after January 1, 2006:

  • Wind energy.
  • Geothermal energy systems that begin producing thermal energy after January 1, 2013.
  • Hydrogen derived from biomass fuels or methane gas.
  • Ocean thermal, wave, current, or tidal energy.
  • Methane gas.
  • Eligible biomass technologies.
  • Solar thermal energy systems that begin producing thermal energy after January 1, 2013.
  • Class II sources provided they are not ...

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State Requirements

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New Hampshire Energy Resources

Energy Products

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