2009 Regular Session


File Code: Utility Regulation
Sponsored By:
Delegates Hecht, Bobo, Niemann, Robinson, and F. Turner
Residential Solar Energy Act of 2009


Requiring an electricity supplier, for specified calendar years, to meet a specified renewable energy portfolio standard for solar energy by accumulating a specified percentage of solar renewable energy credits each year from small solar generators; authorizing the Public Service Commission to waive a specified requirement if an electricity supplier is unable to meet the requirement under specified circumstances; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Energy Matters -see also- Fuel; Power Plants; Solar Energy
Public Service Commission
Solar Energy
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Public Utility Companies
( 7-701 , 7-701 , 7-701 , 7-703 , 7-703 , 7-704 , 7-705 , 7-709 )


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