Frequently Asked Questions

Question: Are there any fees associated with a Texas REC Account?
Answer: There are currently no fees associated with a REC Account.

Question: What is a Compliance Premium and how can it be used?
Answer: A Compliance Premium is awarded by the Program Administrator in conjunction with a REC that is awarded to a renewable energy Resource installed and certified after September 1, 2005 that is not powered by wind. Compliance Premiums may be traded or retired just like a REC for mandatory or voluntary use.

Question: When am I eligible to start earning RECs/Compliance Premiums?
Answer: You are eligible to earn RECs or Compliance Premiums after your facility has been certified by the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) as a Renewable Energy Credit Generator/Aggregator.

Question: When will my RPS requirement be available?
Answer: By January 31, the program administrator will notify each retail entity of its total RPS requirement for the previous compliance period.

 

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