Program Overview

The Non-Residential Solar Renewable Energy Solutions (NRES) Program is a successor program to the Low Emission Renewable Energy Credit and Zero Emission Renewable Energy Credit (LREC/ZREC) and Virtual Net Metering (VNM) programs with the objectives to foster the sustained, orderly development of the state’s Class I renewable energy industry and to encourage the participation by customers in underserved and environmental justice communities, among others. The program is statutorily authorized to run for six (6) years and to select up to sixty (60) MW of clean energy annually.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Fact Sheet

Program Manual

The Future of Commercial Solar in Connecticut-An Overview of the New Tariff Program - YouTube

Program Websites and Contact Information
Program Administrators Email Website
Eversource Energy Visit Eversource's website
United Illuminating (UI)

Visit UI's website

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PURA Decisions

Program Authorization Decision: Docket No. 20-07-01, 06/30/21

Program Year 1 Decision (2022): Docket No. 21-08-03, 11/03/21
Program Year 2 Decision (2023): Docket No. 22-08-03, 11/09/22
Program Year 3 Decision (2023): Docket No. 23-08-03, 11/08/23