Connecticut to phase down value of biomass, landfill gas RECs

On Feb. 8, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection finalized its Comprehensive Energy Strategy, which aims to build an energy system that lowers costs for homeowners and businesses while reducing carbon emissions to help achieve the state’s climate change goals.

Regarding bioenergy, the CES includes a phase-down of biomass and landfill gas renewable energy credits (RECs) in Class 1 Renewable Portfolio Standard.

By Erin Voegele, Biomass Magazine.