senate Bill S1061

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes New York state renewable electric generation pilot programs

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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S1061 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A29
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง73, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6722, A8738A

S1061 - Summary

Establishes New York state renewable electric generation pilot programs to authorize the development of up to three hundred megawatts renewable electric capacity statewide, in order to stimulate the growth of clean, affordable and reliable sources of energy and to foster new partnerships between electric corporations, energy producers and energy customers in this state.

S1061 - Sponsor Memo

S1061 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1061

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. PARKER, PERKINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and  Tele-
  communications

AN  ACT  to  amend the public service law, in relation to New York state
  renewable electric generation pilot programs

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The public service law is amended by adding a new section
73 to read as follows:
  S 73. NEW YORK STATE RENEWABLE ELECTRIC GENERATION PILOT PROGRAMS.  1.
THE  COMMISSION SHALL ESTABLISH NEW YORK STATE RENEWABLE ELECTRIC GENER-
ATION PILOT PROGRAMS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEVELOPMENT OF UP TO THREE HUNDRED
MEGAWATTS OF RENEWABLE ELECTRIC CAPACITY STATEWIDE, IN ORDER  TO  STIMU-
LATE THE GROWTH OF CLEAN, AFFORDABLE, AND RELIABLE SOURCES OF ENERGY AND
TO FOSTER NEW PARTNERSHIPS BETWEEN ELECTRIC CORPORATIONS, ENERGY PRODUC-
ERS AND ENERGY CUSTOMERS IN NEW YORK STATE.
  2.  (A)  THE  COMMISSION SHALL OVERSEE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PILOT
PROGRAMS AND SHALL DIRECT ELECTRIC CORPORATIONS TO BUILD OR CAUSE TO  BE
BUILT RENEWABLE ENERGY FACILITIES TO BE FINANCED UNDER TERMS ESTABLISHED
THROUGH  AN  ORDER  OF  THE COMMISSION WHICH SHALL AUTHORIZE CAPITAL AND
OPERATING COSTS TO BE RECOVERED IN THE CORPORATIONS  RATE  BASE  AND  TO
EARN  A  REASONABLE RETURN OVER A PERIOD TO BE DETERMINED BY THE COMMIS-
SION, PROVIDED THAT THE  CORPORATION  SHALL,  AT  MINIMUM,  PROVIDE  THE
COMMISSION WITH THE FOLLOWING:
  (I)  A  DETAILED  DESCRIPTION  AND ECONOMIC EVALUATION OF THE PROPOSED
INVESTMENT;
  (II) A DISCUSSION OF THE COSTS, BENEFITS, AND RISKS OF  THE  PROPOSAL,
INCLUDING  AN  ANALYSIS OF THE COSTS, BENEFITS, AND RATE IMPLICATIONS TO
THE PARTICIPATING CUSTOMERS, TO THE COMPANY'S DEFAULT SERVICE CUSTOMERS,
AND TO THE UTILITY'S DISTRIBUTION CUSTOMERS;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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