National Grid
Rhode Island Distributed Generation Standard Contracts During Open Enrollments, National Grid will be seeking applications to enter into standard contracts for the supply of energy, capacity and RECs from eligible Distributed Generation projects pursuant to Chapter 26.2 of Title 39 of the Rhode Island General Laws, entitled Distributed Generation Standard Contracts Act, for fifteen (15) year terms under the following approved Ceiling Prices for 2014, as applicable to each enrollment period:

Classes and Targets Applicable to Current Enrollment Period

Class Nameplate
(Eligible Project Size)
Target
Nameplate
Ceiling Price w/PTC/ITC
& Bonus Depreciation (cents/kWh)
Ceiling Price w/PTC/ITC,
No Bonus Depreciation (cents/kWh)
Ceiling Price No PTC/ITC,
No Bonus Depreciation (cents/kWh)
Wind
(50 kW 1500 kW)
(50-999 kW)
(1,000-1,500 kW)


1,500 kW
In Total



15.55
16.35


16.20
17.50


19.95
20.55
Small Scale Hydropower
(50 - 500 kW)

500 kW

17.25

17.90

18.85
Small Solar-PV
(50 - 200 kW DC)

500 kW

25.75

27.10

N/A
Medium Solar-PV
(201 - 500 kW DC)

1,400 kW

25.90

27.30

N/A
Anaerobic Digestion
(50 500 kW)

500 kW

17.70

18.55

19.55
Large Solar PV
(501 kW 3000 kW DC)

1,250 kW

22.25

23.50

N/A

All Applicants are required to complete the Certificate of Tax Credit Eligibility included in Appendix A1 or Appendix A2 below. All Applicants are required to bid a price, not to exceed the applicable ceiling prices.

Related Documents: Note: The RI DG Allocation Table, Enrollment Process Rules, Applications and Standard Contract documents above are updated as of 3/24/2014.

Upcoming Open Enrollments: National Grid reserves the right to modify this schedule at any time and for any reason. The actual schedule may change.

The 2014 RI DG Program is under review by the RI PUC. When finalized, updated documents will be uploaded in late March to the Related Documents section above.
  • First 2014 Open Enrollment - April 21 to May 2
  • Second 2014 Open Enrollment - July 2014
  • Third 2014 Open Enrollment - October 2014

Submission of Bids: In accordance with Section 2.11 of the Enrollment Application and Enrollment Process Rules, all applications should be submitted electronically to renewablecontracts@nationalgrid.com.

Applicants must use the Application (Appendix A) to provide responses. Supporting documents should be properly named and all electronic files should be no more than 20 MB.

Concluded Open Enrollments:

Related Links:

Official Contact Email: renewablecontracts@nationalgrid.com