senate Bill S4722

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes provisions for the net energy metering of neighborhood electricity usage

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to energy and telecommunications
Apr 19, 2013 referred to energy and telecommunications

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S4722 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9486
Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง66-n, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S1335

S4722 - Summary

Establishes provisions for the net energy metering of neighborhood electricity usage.

S4722 - Sponsor Memo

S4722 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4722

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 19, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LITTLE -- 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 neighborhood 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. NEIGHBORHOOD NET ENERGY METERING. 1. DEFINITIONS. AS  USED  IN
THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A)  "AGRICULTURAL  NET  METERING  FACILITY"  MEANS A RENEWABLE ENERGY
GENERATING FACILITY THAT IS OPERATED AS PART OF  AN  AGRICULTURAL  BUSI-
NESS, GENERATES ELECTRICITY, DOES NOT HAVE A GENERATION CAPACITY OF MORE
THAN  TWO  MEGAWATTS,  IS  LOCATED AND USED ON LAND USED IN AGRICULTURAL
PRODUCTION AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION THREE  HUNDRED  ONE
OF  THE  AGRICULTURE  AND  MARKETS LAW, AND IS USED TO PROVIDE ENERGY TO
METERED ACCOUNTS OF THE BUSINESS.
  (B) "BILLING PERIOD" MEANS THE PERIOD OF TIME SET FORTH IN AN ELECTRIC
CORPORATION'S TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR WHICH SUCH  CORPORATION  BILLS  A
CUSTOMER  FOR  ITS  ELECTRICITY  CONSUMED  OR  ESTIMATED  TO  HAVE  BEEN
CONSUMED.
  (C) "CLASS I NET METERING FACILITY" MEANS A PLANT OR EQUIPMENT THAT IS
USED TO PRODUCE, MANUFACTURE OR OTHERWISE GENERATE ELECTRICITY, THAT  IS
NOT  A  TRANSMISSION  FACILITY  AND  THAT HAS A DESIGN CAPACITY OF SIXTY
KILOWATTS OR LESS.
  (D) "CLASS II NET METERING FACILITY" MEANS AN AGRICULTURAL NET  METER-
ING  FACILITY, SOLAR NET METERING FACILITY OR WIND NET METERING FACILITY
WITH A GENERATING CAPACITY OF MORE THAN SIXTY KILOWATTS BUT LESS THAN OR
EQUAL TO ONE MEGAWATT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10298-01-3

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