2007 Regular Session


File Code: Utility Regulation
Sponsored By:
Senators Lenett, Frosh, Madaleno, Muse, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, and Zirkin
Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard and Procurement of Renewable Energy - Solar Energy


Altering the renewable energy portfolio standard by requiring that specified portions of electricity derived from Tier 1 sources be derived from solar energy in specified years; repealing a provision that provides that an electricity supplier receive double credit toward meeting the renewable energy portfolio standard for energy derived by solar energy sources under specified circumstances; altering the amount of a specified compliance fee; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Senate Action
First Reading Finance
Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Finance
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator James N. Robey, District 13
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21
Senator Bobby A. Zirkin, District 11

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Energy Matters -see also- Fuel; Power Plants; Solar Energy
Fees -see also- Devt Fees and Taxes; Reimbursement Rates
General Services, Department of
Rules and Regulations
Solar Energy
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Public Utility Companies
( 7-703 , 7-704 , 7-704 , 7-705 )
State Finance and Procurement
( 4-805 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered