Except as provided in s.
, an electric provider may only use the energy
of a certified renewable facility to meet a minimum percentage requirement
, Stats., or for creation of a RRC. The
commission shall certify renewable facilities or delegate this responsibility
to the program administrator. Any electric provider or owner of a renewable
facility adversely affected by the decision to certify or not certify may file
a complaint with the commission. The complaint shall be in writing and filed
with the commission within 10 working days after service of the decision. The
division administrator may settle and resolve a complaint brought under this
paragraph. If the complaint cannot be resolved by mutual agreement, the
division administrator shall issue a written decision. Any person adversely
affected by the division administrator's written decision may, within 20
working days after its issuance, appeal the decision to the commission by
alleging facts that show a violation of a particular statute or provision of
administrator may not issue a renewable energy certificate or a RRC under s.
for generation occurring
before the date that a renewable facility is certified, except as specified
under par. (c) or (d).
(c) For a
renewable facility that receives certification from the commission, an electric
provider may meet a minimum percentage requirement under s.
(a), Stats., or create a RRC with energy from
the renewable facility that was generated up to 60 days before the date the
electric provider delivered its request for certification of the renewable
facility, except as otherwise provided under par. (d).
(d) For energy generated by a renewable
resource specified in ss.
1 h. to j., Stats., the commission may permit
an electric provider to meet a minimum percentage requirement under s.
(a), Stats., or create a RRC with energy that
was generated from a certified renewable facility on or after June 3, 2010 but
before the date the electric provider delivered its request for certification.
The commission may not permit creation of a RRC for energy that was generated
by a renewable resource specified in ss.
1 h. to j., Stats., before June 3,
certification, the electric provider generating or purchasing energy from a
renewable facility, or a designated representative, shall provide the following
information in a format approved by the commission:
(a) The renewable facility's location, owner,
technology, date placed in service, and rated capacity.
Information that demonstrates the
renewable facility meets the resource eligibility criteria under s.
(c) Any other information the commission
determines to be necessary.
(3) The commission or the program
administrator shall inform the electric provider, or its designated
representative, whether it has certified a renewable facility for which it has
received an application under sub. (2).
(5) The commission may make on-site visits to
any certified unit of a renewable facility to determine its compliance with
this chapter and with s.
Stats., and may decertify any unit that it finds not to be in