Renewable Energy Resource Generating Facility Application for Certification
Below are links to the Filing Instructions and On-line Renewable Energy Resource (REN) Application to become a certified Ohio Renewable Energy Resource Generating Facility under the state’s Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard. Start by reviewing the Filing Instructions, as they contain important information that will facilitate the application process. A failure to follow the instructions may result in delays during the review process.
For applications received after December 31, 2012, credit will not be given for generation that occurred before the date of a facility's application for certification as an eligible Ohio renewable energy resource generating facility. For applications received after December 31, 2012, facility owners will be able to report generation from the date of application for Ohio's purposes, unless the facility is not yet online, in which case the facility owner can begin reporting from the in-service date.
Obtain a Case Number
Before electronically filing an application, applicants must reserve a case number. A case number may be obtained by logging into the DIS system and clicking on Reserve a Case Number.
File an Application
Please be advised that all applicant’s contact information, including address and telephone number, will be made public and is not subject to confidential treatment. Additionally, any information pertaining to trade secrets contained within the application will be made public unless filed under seal with a motion for protective order, pursuant to Rule 4901-1-24 of the Ohio Administrative Code.
- Filing Instructions - (Word document)
- Frequently Asked Questions
Online REN Application (Note: Beginning on 1/1/13, Section O of the application is no longer valid and may be left blank)
Renewable Energy Resource Generating Statistics