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Legislation and Regulatory Background

Rules and procedures pertaining to the Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) are developed within Rulemaking R.12-11-005. Recent Decisions related to the SGIP include

  • June 23, 2016: Decision D.16-06-055: CPUC adopts SGIP program reforms
  • December 27, 2015: Decision  15-12-027 Approved 2016 program year to disburse 50% of program funds 
  • November 27, 2015: Decision 15-11-027 Approved a New GHG emissions factor
  • November 23, 2015: Ruling releases SGIP Staff Proposal*
  • November 23, 2015: 2015 SGIP Cost-Effectiveness Report* Released
  • June 11, 2015: Decision 15-06-002* allows a maximum of three extensions for SGIP applications.
  • June 2, 2015: ALJ Ruling* modifies SGIP measurement and evaluation plan for program years 2014 and 2015.
  • December 30, 2014: Ruling* reduces frequency of Renewable Fuel Use Report to annual.
  • December 18, 2014: Decision 14-12-033* adopts $83 million annual SGIP collections through 2019.
  • December 19, 2014: Ruling* stays SGIP terminations due to circumstances beyond participants’ control.
  • September 23, 2014: Ruling* describes implementation of Senate Bill 861 to extend SGIP program.
  • March, 2013, Energy Division submitted an SGIP budget report*pursuant to Ordering Paragraph #2 of D.11-12-030*.
  • December 15, 2011, the Commission issued D.11-12-030*, authorizing an annual budget of $83 million for 2012, 2013, and 2014.
  • September 8, 2011, the CPUC issued D.11-09-015* which modified the program to include eligible technologies that achieve reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.
  • February 25, 2010, the Commission approved D.10-02-017*, which modified D.08-11-044 and revised the technical parameters for advanced energy systems coupled with fuel cells.
  • December 17, 2009, the CPUC issued D.09-12-047* which adopted an SGIP Program Budget for 2010 and 2011.
  • September 24, 2009, the CPUC granted a petition to modify the SGIP to allow use of off-site renewable fuels in D.09-09-048*.
  • February 3, 2009, the CPUC issued a ruling* on the measurement and evaluation plan for the SGIP program.
  • January 29, 2009, the CPUC issued D.09-01-013* to adopt a budget for the SGIP program for 2009.
  • November 21, 2008, the CPUC issued D.08-11-044* to add storage technologies into the program (when installed in conjunction with wind or fuel cells) and addressed how to make future program modifications.
  • April 24, 2008, the CPUC issued D.08-040-49* raised the cap on cash incentives for individual clean energy projects available through its SGIP from 1 megawatt to 3 megawatts.
  • January 1 2007, the SGIP program stopped offering incentives for solar PV.
  • Since January 1, 2007, incentives for solar PV are provided through the California Solar Initiative.
  • March 27, 2001, the Commission issues D.01-03-073* which establishes the SGIP.