Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014
referred to energy and telecommunications
|Jun 21, 2013
committed to rules
|Feb 11, 2013
advanced to third reading
|Feb 05, 2013
2nd report cal.
|Feb 04, 2013
1st report cal.27
|Jan 18, 2013
referred to energy and telecommunications
Senate Bill S2498
2013-2014 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
2013-S2498 (ACTIVE) - Details
2013-S2498 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2498 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public service law, in relation to rate schedules for net energy metering PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Currently, Sections 66-j and 66-1 of the Public Service law set limits of 1% and 3/10 of 1% respectively on the number of customers who can access net metering in a particular utility service territory. This bill would raise the caps to 5% and 2%. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 66-j of the public service law to increase the cap on the number of net metered systems from 1% of households in a particular service territory to 5%. Section 2 amends section 66-1 of the public service law to increase the cap on the number of net metered systems from 3/10 of 1% of households in a particular service territory to 2%. Section 3 sets forth the effective date JUSTIFICATION: Starting in 1997, New York State began to allow customers to utilize net metering to promote renewable energy while reducing their utility bills. While the initial law affected only
2013-S2498 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2498 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 18, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MAZIARZ -- 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, in relation to rate schedules for net energy metering THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subparagraph (iii) of paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 of section 66-j of the public service law, as amended by chapter 546 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: (iii) Each electric corporation shall make such contract and schedule available to customer-generators on a first come, first served basis, until the total rated generating capacity for solar and farm waste elec- tric generating equipment, micro-combined heat and power generating equipment, fuel cell electric generating equipment and micro-hydroelec- tric generating equipment owned, leased or operated by customer-genera- tors in the corporation's service area is equivalent to [one] FIVE percent of the corporation's electric demand for the year two thousand five, as determined by the department. S 2. Subparagraph (iii) of paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 of section 66-1 of the public service law, as amended by chapter 483 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows: (iii) Each electric corporation shall make such contract and schedule available to customer-generators on a first come, first served basis, until the total rated generating capacity for wind electric generating equipment owned or operated by customer-generators in the corporation's service area is equivalent to [three-tenths] TWO percent of the corpo- ration's electric demand for the year two thousand five, as determined by the department. S 3. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07124-01-3
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