Adoption of Revisions to the Renewables Portfolio Standard Eligibility Guidebook


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
Adoption of Revisions to the Renewables Portfolio Standard Eligibility Guidebook
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The purpose of this activity is to revise guidelines previously adopted by the California Energy Commission to govern the certification of eligible renewable energy resources for the state's Renewables Portfolio Standard pursuant to Public Resources Code section 25740 et seq. and Public Utilities Code section 399.11 et seq. The guidelines were revised to address changes in law as a result of Senate Bill X1-2 (2011), Assembly Bill 1954 *2010), and Assembly bill 920 (2009) and decisions of the California Public Utilities Commission, and to clarify the guidelines based on lessons learned and stakeholder input. The California Energy Commission, operators and developers of eligible renewable energy resources, and electric utilities benefit from the adoption of revisions to these guidelines.

Contact Information
Gabriel Herrera
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 654-5141



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The continuation of administrative and maintenance activities related to general policy and procedure making and the creation of governmental funding mechanisms which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which amy result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment.
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