2017 ACP Rates for Massachusetts RPS and APS

ACP Rates for the 2017 Compliance Year

As required by regulation[1], the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) announced on January 31, 2017, the 2017 Alternative Compliance Payment (ACP) Rates for the six Renewable & Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards (RPS & APS).

  • RPS Class I = $67.70 per MWh
  • RPS Class I Solar Carve-Out = $448.00 per MWh
  • RPS Class I Solar Carve-Out II = $350.00 per MWh
  • RPS Class II Renewable Energy = $27.79 per MWh
  • RPS Class II Waste Energy = $11.12 per MWh
  • APS = $22.23 per MWh

For additional important information on the ACP Rates, including rates dating back to 2003 and the method by which the Rates are determined, please visit the Alternative Compliance Payment Rates webpage

Please visit DOER’s RPS & APS homepage for additional information, including

You can subscribe to DOER Email Updates by subject at this page.

Please direct any RPS and APS questions to DOER.RPS@state.ma.us.


[1] 225 CMR 14.08(3)(a)2., 225 CMR 15.08(3)(a)2., and 225 CMR 16.08(3)(a)2.