2017 Avoided Cost Caps

 

AVOIDED-COSTS PRICE CAPS 


The following avoided-costs will serve as price caps for the 2017 RFP:
  • Biomass – $0.125 per kWh (levelized over 20 years)
  • Landfill Gas – $0.090 per kWh (levelized over 15 years)
  • Wind > 100 kW – $0.116 per kWh (fixed for 20 years)
  • Wind ≤ 100 kW – $0.258 per kWh (fixed for 20 years)
  • Hydroelectric – $0.130 per kWh (fixed for 20 years)
  • Food Waste Anaerobic Digestion – $0.208 (fixed for 20 years)
  • Solar – $0.130 per kWh (fixed for 25 years)

 

PREFERRED LOCATIONS MULTIPLIERS


Additionally, the following multipliers will be applied to all the standard-offer price caps to obtain price caps for the preferred locations:
  • Pre-existing structure – 1.21
  • Parking canopy – 1.40
  • Previously developed site – 1.10
  • Brownfield site – 1.10
  • Landfill site – 1.10
  • Previously disturbed site at gravel pit, quarry, or similar site – 1.10
  • Municipally designated site – 1.00 (or no multiplier)
  • NPL site – 1.10
  • New hydroelectric at preferred site – 1.00 (or no multiplier)