Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||
referred to energy and telecommunications
|Jun 21, 2011||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S5839
2011-2012 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2011-S5839 (ACTIVE) - Details
2011-S5839 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Provides that credits for excess electricity generated by customer-generators subject to net energy metering by an electric corporation or the Long Island power authority may be carried over indefinitely and used against any charges imposed by an electric corporation or the Long Island power authority when the customer-generator uses more electricity than such customer generates; provides for the accounting of credits once every 5 years and the electric corporation or Long Island power authority shall reimburse the customer-generator for the accumulated credits.
2011-S5839 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S5839 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public service law and the public authorities law, in relation to credit for electricity generated by a customer-generator subject to net energy metering PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To provide that credits for excess electricity generated by customer-generators subject to net metering may be carried over and used to offset electricity used. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends subdivision 4 of section 66-j of the Public Service Law, as amended by Chapter 355 of the laws of 2009. Section 2 amends subdivision 4 of section 66-1 of the Public Service Law, as amended by Chapter 721 of the laws of 2006, paragraphs (b) and (c) as amended and paragraph (d) as added by Chapter 483 of the laws of 2008. JUSTIFICATION: New York State's net metering law allows a utility customer with an on-site electric generating system using solar or
2011-S5839 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5839 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E June 21, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the public service law and the public authorities law, in relation to credit for electricity generated by a customer-genera- tor subject to net energy metering THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 4 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: 4. Rates. An electric corporation shall use net energy metering to measure and charge for the net electricity supplied by the corporation and provided to the corporation by a customer-generator, according to these requirements: (a) In the event that the amount of electricity supplied by the corpo- ration during the billing period exceeds the amount of electricity provided by a customer-generator, the corporation shall, AFTER DEDUCT- ING, FROM THE AGGREGATE OF UNUSED CREDIT FOR EXCESS ELECTRICITY GENER- ATED BY SUCH CUSTOMER-GENERATOR PRIOR TO SUCH BILLING PERIOD, AN AMOUNT OF CREDIT EQUAL TO THE AMOUNT OF ELECTRICITY SUPPLIED BY THE ELECTRIC CORPORATION, TO THE EXTENT SUCH CREDIT EXISTS, AND MAY THEREAFTER charge the customer-generator for the net electricity supplied, AFTER DEDUCTION OF SUCH CREDITS, at the same rate per kilowatt hour applicable to service provided to other customers in the same service class which do not generate electricity onsite. (b) In the event that the amount of electricity produced by a custom- er-generator during the billing period exceeds the amount of electricity used by the customer-generator, the corporation shall (I) apply a credit to the next bill for service to the customer-generator for the net elec- tricity provided at the same rate per kilowatt hour applicable to service provided to other customers in the same service class which do EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD08773-03-1
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