Qualifying Facility and Combined Heat and Power Program Settlement

The Settlement is now in effect.

On this page, you may access the Qualifying Facility / Combined Heat and Power ("QF/CHP") Settlement Agreement, which was approved by the CPUC and became effective on November 23, 2011, and supporting documents that were used to obtain the CPUC's approval.

The Settling Parties submitted the QF/CHP Settlement Agreement for CPUC approval on October 8, 2010.

On December 21, 2010, the CPUC issued Decision 10-12-035, in which it approved the QF/CHP Settlement Agreement.

Applications for rehearing of D.10-12-035 were filed in January 2011. On March 24, 2011, the CPUC issued Decision 11-03-051, in which some but not all of the challenges were resolved. On October 11, 2011, the CPUC issued Decision 11-10-016, which granted a petition to modify the cost allocation terms of the Settlement Agreement. On October 6, 2011, the CPUC issued Decision 11-10-016, which disposed of one of the remaining issues; on October 24, 2011, the CPUC issued Decision 11-10-043, denying rehearing of D.10-12-035 raised by the City and County of San Francisco.

The QF/CHP Settlement Agreement became effective on November 23, 2011 when the decisions granting modification and denying rehearing of D.10-12-035 became final and non-appealable.

All documents mentioned here can be accessed from this page, and all case related documents can be accessed from the Rates & Regulations webpage.