CSC: Generator Filing Guide TABLE

GENERATOR FILING REQUIREMENT GUIDE

 
 
 

New Generation, customer-side distributed resource and grid-side distributed resource that is 65 MW or less (C.G.S. 16-50k)

New Generation, that is more than 65 MW at a New Site (C.G.S. 16-50k)

Re-Powering an Electric Generating Facility, at a site where such a facility operated prior to July 1, 2004 (C.G.S. 16-50k)

Temporary Generation (C.G.S. 16- 50k)

Emergency Generation, with a capacity of 5 MW or less and installed primarily for emergency backup for not more than 500 hours per year (C.G.S. 16-50i (f) and 16-50i(a)(3))

Facility owned and operated by a Private Power Producer (pursuant to C.G.S 16-50i; defined in C.G.S. 16-243b)

If utilizing renewable energy sources with a generating capacity of 1 MW or less, and

If utilizing co-generation technology with a generating capacity of 25 MW or less, and

Does not have a substantial adverse environmental effect

Owned or operated by an entity other than an electric, electric distribution or gas company

Commenced construction prior to May 2, 1989 or in operation prior to May 2, 1989

Qualifying small power production facility (16 U.S.C. 796(17)(A))

Qualifying co-generation facility under the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978, as amended

Facility determined by the Council to be primarily for producer's own use

Qualifying small power production facility (16 U.S.C. 796(17)(A))

Qualifying co-generation facility under the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978, as amended

Facility determined by the Council to be primarily for producer's own use

Coal

Petition, project must meet air quality and water quality standards of the DEP.

Certificate Filing Required

Certificate Filing Required

Petition, with solicitation of the DPUC, pursuant to C.G.S. 16-19ss

Exempt
 from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

N/A

N/A

N/A

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Natural

Gas

Petition, project must meet air quality and water quality standards of the DEP.

Certificate
Filing Required

Petition Filing Required

Petition, with solicitation of the DPUC, pursuant to C.G.S. 16-19ss

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

N/A

N/A

N/A

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Oil

Petition, project must meet air quality and water quality standards of the DEP.

Certificate
Filing Required

Petition Filing Required

Petition, with solicitation of the DPUC, pursuant to C.G.S. 16-19ss

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

N/A

N/A

N/A

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Solid

Waste

Petition, project must meet air quality and water quality standards of the DEP.

Certificate Filing Required

Petition Filing Required

Petition, with solicitation of the DPUC, pursuant to C.G.S. 16-19ss

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Methane

Petition, project must meet air quality and water quality standards of the DEP.

Certificate Filing Required

Petition Filing Required

Petition, with solicitation of the DPUC, pursuant to C.G.S. 16-19ss

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Nuclear

Petition, project must meet air quality standards of the DEP

Certificate Filing Required

Certificate Filing Required

Petition, with solicitation of the DPUC, pursuant to C.G.S. 16-19ss

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

N/A

N/A

N/A

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Wind*

Petition, project must meet air quality and water quality standards of the DEP.

Certificate Filing may be Required

Petition Filing may be Required

Petition filing may be required, with solicitation of the DPUC, pursuant to C.G.S. 16-19ss

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Solar*(Photovoltaic and Concentrated Solar Thermal)

Petition, project must meet air quality and water quality standards of the DEP.

Certificate
Filing may be Required

Petition Filing may be Required

Petition filing may be required, with solicitation of the DPUC, pursuant to C.G.S. 16-19ss

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Biomass

Petition, project must meet air quality and water quality standards of the DEP.

Certificate Filing Required

Petition Filing Required

Petition, with solicitation of the DPUC, pursuant to C.G.S. 16-19ss

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
 from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Exempt from Council Jurisdiction

Microbial Wastewater Treatment

Petition, project must meet air quality and water quality standards of the DEP.

Certificate Filing Required

Petition Filing Required

Petition required with solicitation of the DPUC, pursuant to C.G.S. 16-19ss

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Ocean Thermal, Wave or Tidal

Petition, project must meet air quality and water quality standards of the DEP.

Certificate Filing Required

Petition Filing Required

Petition required with solicitation of the DPUC, pursuant to C.G.S. 16-19ss

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Geothermal

Petition, project must meet air quality and water quality standards of the DEP.

Certificate Filing Required

Petition Filing Required

Petition required with solicitation of the DPUC, pursuant to C.G.S. 16-19ss

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Run of the River Hydropower
(5 MW or less)

Petition, project must meet air quality and water quality standards of the DEP.

Certificate Filing Required

Petition Filing Required

Petition required with solicitation of the DPUC, pursuant to C.G.S. 16-19ss

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Energy Storage1

Petition, project must meet air quality and water quality standards of the DEP.

Certificate Filing Required

N/A

N/A

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

Exempt
from
Council Jurisdiction

*All applicants are strongly encouraged to seek a pre-filing conference with Council staff.  This pre-filing conference is especially relevant for solar and wind applicants.
 
1 - Including, but not limited to: hydrogen storage, pumped storage, compressed air, flywheels, batteries, potential energy storage systems, ice based thermal storage, superconducting magnetic energy storage, and high temperature superconductors.
 
 
 Fuel 
Cells
 
Built in-state
 (250 kw or less)
 
Built
out-of -state
(10 kw or less)
 Built in-state
(greater than 250 kw)
 
 Built out-of-state
(greater than 10 kw)
 
 No
Certificate
Required
 No
Certificate
Required
 Petition, unless
CSC finds a substantial environment effect
 Petition, unless
CSC finds a substantial environment effect
 
 
Please note, that this guide is no substitution for obtaining advice from legal counsel.  In the event of any conflict between this guide and the actual statutes and regulations, the statutes and regulations shall govern. 
 
Last Updated May 2010.
 


Content Last Modified on 12/10/2010 1:17:06 PM