CA Pub Util Code Section 353.15


In order to evaluate the efficiency, emissions, and reliability of distributed energy resources with a capacity greater than 10 kilowatts, customers that install those resources pursuant to this article shall report to the commission, on an annual basis, all of the following information, as recorded on a monthly basis:


Heat rate for the resource.


Total kilowatthours produced in the peak and off-peak periods, as determined by the ISO.


Emissions data for the resource, as required by the State Air Resources Board or the appropriate air quality management district or air pollution control district.


The commission shall release the information submitted pursuant to subdivision (a) in a manner that does not identify the individual user of the distributed energy resource.


The commission, in consultation with the State Air Resources Board, air quality management districts, air pollution control districts, and the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission, shall evaluate the information submitted pursuant to subdivision (a) and, within two years of the effective date of the act adding this article, prepare and submit to the Governor and the Legislature a report recommending any changes to this article it determines necessary based upon that information.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

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