senate Bill S3217

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes virtual net energy metering

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee


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Jan 08, 2014 referred to energy and telecommunications
Jan 31, 2013 referred to energy and telecommunications

S3217 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6065
Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง66-n, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3625
2015-2016: S2792
2017-2018: S3893
2019-2020: S3578

S3217 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes virtual net energy metering; provides for the ownership and operation of energy generating equipment by municipalities and groups of farmers and businesses for their joint benefit; provides for the net energy metering of the electricity used by the members of such entities.

S3217 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3217 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3217

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2013
                               ___________

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, in relation to authorizing
  virtual net energy metering

  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
66-n to read as follows:
  S 66-N. VIRTUAL NET ENERGY METERING. 1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED  IN  THIS
SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A)  "CUSTOMER-GENERATOR"  MEANS: (I) A CITY, TOWN, VILLAGE OR SPECIAL
DISTRICT WHICH OWNS OR OPERATES  ENERGY  GENERATING  EQUIPMENT  FOR  THE
BENEFIT  OF THE RESIDENTS THEREOF WHO ARE CUSTOMERS OF A SINGLE ELECTRIC
CORPORATION; (II) A GROUP OF NONRESIDENTIAL  CUSTOMERS  OF  AN  ELECTRIC
CORPORATION,  WHO HAVE ENTERED INTO AN AGREEMENT TO JOINTLY OWN OR OPER-
ATE ENERGY GENERATING EQUIPMENT; AND (III) A GROUP  OF  FARM  OPERATIONS
CUSTOMERS OF AN ELECTRIC CORPORATION, WHO HAVE ENTERED INTO AN AGREEMENT
TO JOINTLY OWN OR OPERATE ENERGY GENERATING EQUIPMENT.
  (B) "ENERGY GENERATING EQUIPMENT" MEANS FARM WASTE ELECTRIC GENERATING
EQUIPMENT,  FUEL CELL ELECTRIC GENERATING EQUIPMENT, MICRO-COMBINED HEAT
AND POWER GENERATING  EQUIPMENT,  SOLAR  ELECTRIC  GENERATING  EQUIPMENT
AND/OR WIND ELECTRIC GENERATING EQUIPMENT.
  (C)  "FARM  OPERATIONS  CUSTOMER"  MEANS  THE  CUSTOMER OF AN ELECTRIC
CORPORATION WHO USES ELECTRIC ENERGY IN HIS, HER OR ITS  FARM  OPERATION
AS  DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION  ELEVEN OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED ONE OF THE
AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS LAW.
  (D) "FARM WASTE ELECTRIC GENERATING EQUIPMENT"  MEANS  EQUIPMENT  THAT
GENERATES   ELECTRIC  ENERGY  FROM  BIOGAS  PRODUCED  BY  THE  ANAEROBIC
DIGESTION OF AGRICULTURAL  WASTE,  SUCH  AS  LIVESTOCK  MANURE,  FARMING
WASTES AND FOOD PROCESSING WASTES, THAT IS:
  (I) MANUFACTURED, INSTALLED AND OPERATED IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE
GOVERNMENT AND INDUSTRY STANDARDS;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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