The CPUC is currently in the process of implementing several statutory revisions to the Section 399.20 renewable feed-in tariff (FIT) program. As of May 9, 2013, the original FIT program as authorized by AB 1969 and implemented by Commission Decision (D.) 07-07-027 is still in effect. The revised FIT program (utilizing the renewable market adjusting tariff, or ReMAT) will become effective upon adoption of the revised standard contract and tariffs for each utility.
May 31, 2012: The CPUC issued D.12-05-035, adopting a new pricing mechanism (ReMAT) and new program rules for the revised FIT program.
July 10, 2012: The assigned administrative law judge (ALJ) issued a ruling to clarify that the existing FIT program would remain in effect until final adoption of the standard contract and new tariffs for the revised program.
March 19, 2013: The assigned ALJ issued a proposed decision to adopt a single, statewide standard contract for the revised FIT program. On the same day, the assigned Commissioner released an alternate proposed decision. Pursuant to the terms of the proposed decisions, the revised FIT program would become effective approximately 60 days after CPUC adoption of the standard contract.
The proposed decision and alternate proposed decision were scheduled for the Commission Meeting on Thursday, May 9, 2013. Those decisions were held. The next two Commission Meetings are scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2013 and Thursday, June 27, 2013.
For any questions about the renewable FIT program, please contact Adam Schultz at firstname.lastname@example.org or (415) 703-2692.