senate Bill S1149A

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to net energy metering for micro-hydroelectric generating equipment

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 23, 2011 signed chap.546
Sep 12, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2011 referred to energy
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 13, 2011 amended on third reading 1149a
restored to third reading
Jun 17, 2011 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1
substituted for a28a
Jun 13, 2011 substitution reconsidered
substituted by a28
May 16, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2011 1st report cal.608
Jan 05, 2011 referred to energy and telecommunications

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S1149 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A28A
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §66-j, Pub Serv L; amd §1020-g, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S8443, A11331

S1149 - Summary

Relates to net energy metering for micro-hydroelectric generating equipment.

S1149 - Sponsor Memo

S1149 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1149

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations

AN  ACT  to amend the public service law and the public authorities law,
  in relation to net energy metering with micro-hydroelectric generating
  equipment

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 1 of section 66-j of the public service law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (h) to read as follows:
  (H) "MICRO-HYDROELECTRIC GENERATING EQUIPMENT" MEANS  A  HYDROELECTRIC
SYSTEM  (I)  (A)  IN  THE  CASE  OF A RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMER, WITH A RATED
CAPACITY OF NOT MORE THAN TWENTY-FIVE KILOWATTS; AND (B) IN THE CASE  OF
A  NON-RESIDENTIAL  CUSTOMER, WITH A RATED CAPACITY OF NOT MORE THAN TWO
THOUSAND KILOWATTS; AND (II) THAT IS MANUFACTURED, INSTALLED, AND  OPER-
ATED  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH APPLICABLE GOVERNMENT AND INDUSTRY STANDARDS,
THAT IS CONNECTED TO THE ELECTRIC SYSTEM  AND  OPERATED  IN  CONJUNCTION
WITH AN ELECTRIC CORPORATION'S TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION FACILITIES,
AND  THAT  IS OPERATED IN COMPLIANCE WITH ANY STANDARDS AND REQUIREMENTS
ESTABLISHED UNDER THIS SECTION.
  S 2. Subdivision 2 of section 66-j  of  the  public  service  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  355  of  the  laws  of 2009, is amended to read as
follows:
  2. Interconnection and net energy metering.  An  electric  corporation
shall  provide  for the interconnection of solar and farm waste electric
generating equipment, micro-combined heat and power generating equipment
[and], fuel cell electric generating equipment  AND  MICRO-HYDROELECTRIC
GENERATING  EQUIPMENT  owned or operated by a customer-generator and for
net energy metering, provided that the customer-generator enters into  a
net  energy  metering contract with the corporation or complies with the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00896-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S1149A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A28A
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §66-j, Pub Serv L; amd §1020-g, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S8443, A11331

S1149A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to net energy metering for micro-hydroelectric generating equipment.

S1149A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1149A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1149--A
    Cal. No. 608

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. PARKER, MAZIARZ, OPPENHEIMER, SAMPSON -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Energy and  Telecommunications  --  reported  favorably  from  said
  committee,  ordered  to  first  and  second report, ordered to a third
  reading, substituted by Assembly Bill No. 28,  substitution  reconsid-
  ered  and  vote  reconsidered,  restored to third reading, amended and
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the public service law and the public  authorities  law,
  in relation to net energy metering with micro-hydroelectric generating
  equipment

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

  Section 1.  The section heading and paragraph (a) of subdivision 1  of
section 66-j of the public service law, as amended by chapter 355 of the
laws  of  2009, are amended and a new paragraph (h) is added to subdivi-
sion 1 to read as follows:
  Net energy metering for residential solar, farm waste, non-residential
solar electric generating systems, micro-combined heat and power  gener-
ating  equipment,  [or]  fuel  cell  electric  generating equipment, AND
MICRO-HYDROELECTRIC GENERATING EQUIPMENT.
  (a) "Customer-generator" means: (i) a residential customer of an elec-
tric corporation, who owns or operates solar electric generating  equip-
ment  located  and  used  at his or her residence; (ii) a customer of an
electric corporation, who owns or operates farm waste electric  generat-
ing  equipment  located and used at his or her "farm operation," as such
term is defined in subdivision eleven of section three  hundred  one  of
the  agriculture and markets law; (iii) a non-residential customer of an
electric corporation which owns or operates  solar  electric  generating
equipment  located and used at its premises; (iv) a residential customer
of an electric corporation who owns, leases or  operates  micro-combined
heat  and power generating equipment located on the customer's premises;

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

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