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SB 282: Renewable Energy


Renewable Energy; Requires each electric utility in the state to collect from each residential, commercial, and industrial customer a designated monthly systems charge. Requires the electric utilities to deposit collected funds into the Sustainable and Renewable Energy Policy Trust Fund. Requires that a purchase contract offered to producers of renewable energy contain payment provisions for energy and capacity based upon a public utility's equivalent cost-recovery rate for certain clean energy projects rather than the utility's full avoided costs, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities (CU)
  2. Environmental Preservation and Conservation (EP)
  3. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  4. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/17/2010 Senate • Filed
1/5/2011 Senate • Referred to Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Budget -SJ 30
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 30
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities