2012 Regular Session


File Code: Utility Regulation
Sponsored By:
Delegate Stein
Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Qualifying Thermal Biomass Systems


Providing that energy from a qualifying thermal biomass system is eligible for inclusion in meeting the renewable energy portfolio standard; providing that a person that owns a qualifying thermal biomass system shall receive a renewable energy credit; requiring the Public Service Commission to adopt procedures for the metering, verification, and reporting of thermal energy output from qualifying thermal biomass systems; applying the Act only to qualifying thermal biomass systems that are commissioned on or after June 1, 2012; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Re-referred Economic Matters
Hearing 3/28 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Alternative Energy Sources
Energy Matters -see also- Alt Energy Res; Fuel; Power Plants
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Heating and Cooling
Public Service Commission
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Public Utilities
( 7-701 , 7-704 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Economic Matters