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Renewable Energy Production Incentive

Application Process

Operators of qualified production facilities may apply to be considered to receive Renewable Energy Production Incentive's (REPI) financial incentive payments for electricity produced and sold by renewable energy generation facilities. Applying is easy:

  1. Applications are accepted between October 1 and December 31 (the first 3 months of the Federal fiscal year).

  2. Submit a letter, identifying your organization's name, address, phone, email and REPI project number (if you already have one). Within this letter you must also address REPI's 451.8 a-m requirements (PDF 55 KB). Download Adobe Reader. Please include a table with the net kWh by month.

    If you are applying to REPI for the first time, you must register online with the federal Central Contractor Registration and complete and submit a Vendor Data Form. After you register, you must wait until you receive a payment letter from DOE to complete the electronic transfer of funds.

  3. Please mail the letter and table to:

    GO REPI Coordinator
    US Department of Energy
    1617 Cole Blvd
    Golden, CO 80401

    You may also email an electronic version of the letter and table to Golden Field Office REPI Coordinator, however all applicants are required to also mail a hardcopy letter and table.

  4. You should expect to receive an email confirmation of your application by January 31st. If you do not receive a confirmation, please contact the Golden Field Office REPI Coordinator at to confirm receipt of your application.