On October 30, 2018 the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Energy Division staff issued the Bioenergy Market Adjusting Tariff (BioMAT) Program Review and Staff Proposal, offering observations about the program’s performance to date and recommendations for program changes to address identified issues. Stakeholders are encouraged to participate in this program review and modification process.
After reviewing BioMAT program performance, CPUC staff offered a number of observations about the program to date, including:
To simplify the BioMAT program and better align it with state goals, the CPUC staff proposes a number of program modifications, including:
The CPUC invites comments by any interested party on the staff’s proposals and on questions raised in the October 31 Program Review. Opening comments are due by November 29, 2018 and reply comments are due by December 14, 2018. Page limits apply.
For more information on the BioMAT program review and staff
proposals, or about the BioMAT program feed-in tariff program, contact Lynn Haug or Brian Biering.