senate Bill S6949A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Permits agencies, municipalities and public authorities to enter into power purchase agreements

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 09, 2014 print number 6949a
amend and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Apr 07, 2014 referred to energy and telecommunications

S6949 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Energy Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§9-102 & 9-103, Energy L

S6949 - Summary

Permits agencies, municipalities and public authorities to enter into power purchase agreements.

S6949 - Sponsor Memo

S6949 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6949

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 7, 2014
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the energy law,  in  relation  to  permitting  agencies,
  municipalities  and  public  authorities  to enter into power purchase
  agreements

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

  Section  1. Section 9-102 of the energy law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5. "SOLAR  POWER  PURCHASE  AGREEMENT"  MEANS  AN  AGREEMENT  FOR  THE
PURCHASE  OF ELECTRICITY, PRODUCED BY SOLAR POWERED ELECTRICITY GENERAT-
ING SYSTEMS, IN WHICH A PERSON AGREES TO INSTALL,  MAINTAIN  AND  MANAGE
ELECTRICITY  GENERATING SYSTEMS OR EQUIPMENT TO PRODUCE SUCH ELECTRICITY
WITH NO CAPITAL OUTLAY OR INVESTMENT  BY  THE  AGENCY,  MUNICIPALITY  OR
PUBLIC  AUTHORITY, IN EXCHANGE FOR A LONG TERM AGREEMENT TO PURCHASE THE
ELECTRICITY  PRODUCED  BY  SUCH  SOLAR  POWERED  ELECTRICITY  GENERATING
SYSTEMS  OR EQUIPMENT AT A CURRENT COST PER KILOWATT HOUR LESS THAN THAT
OFFERED BY THE UTILITY COMPANY SERVICING THE AREA OF SUCH AGENCY,  MUNI-
CIPALITY  OR  PUBLIC  AUTHORITY AND AT A TOTAL COST OVER THE LIFE OF THE
AGREEMENT THAT IS REASONABLY DETERMINED BY THE GOVERNING BOARD  OF  SUCH
AGENCY, MUNICIPALITY OR PUBLIC AUTHORITY TO BE LESS THAN IT WOULD OTHER-
WISE PAY TO THE UTILITY SERVICING ITS LOCATION.
  S  2.  Section 9-103 of the energy law, as added by chapter 733 of the
laws of 1985, subdivision 1 as amended and subdivision  5  as  added  by
chapter  638  of the laws of 1989, subdivision 3 as amended and subdivi-
sions 6 and 7 as added by chapter 368 of the laws of 1994, subdivision 4
as amended by chapter 83 of the laws of 1995 and subdivision 8 as  added
by  section  78 of part A of chapter 436 of the laws of 1997, is amended
to read as follows:
  S 9-103. Energy performance contracts AND SOLAR POWER PURCHASE  AGREE-
MENTS.  1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any agency, muni-
cipality,  or  public  authority,  in  addition  to  existing powers, is
authorized to enter into energy performance contracts of up  to  thirty-

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

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S6949A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Energy Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§9-102 & 9-103, Energy L

S6949A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits agencies, municipalities and public authorities to enter into power purchase agreements.

S6949A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6949A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6949--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 7, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed  to  be  committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommuni-
  cations -- committee discharged, bill amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  energy law, in relation to permitting agencies,
  municipalities and public authorities to  enter  into  power  purchase
  agreements

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

  Section 1. Section 9-102 of the energy law is amended by adding a  new
subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5.  "SOLAR  POWER  PURCHASE  AGREEMENT"  MEANS  AN  AGREEMENT  FOR THE
PURCHASE OF ELECTRICITY, PRODUCED BY SOLAR POWERED ELECTRICITY  GENERAT-
ING  SYSTEMS,  IN  WHICH A PERSON AGREES TO INSTALL, MAINTAIN AND MANAGE
SOLAR POWERED ELECTRICITY GENERATING SYSTEMS OR EQUIPMENT ON REAL  PROP-
ERTY  OF  AN  AGENCY,  MUNICIPALITY OR PUBLIC AUTHORITY, TO PRODUCE SUCH
ELECTRICITY WITH NO CAPITAL OUTLAY OR INVESTMENT BY THE AGENCY,  MUNICI-
PALITY  OR  PUBLIC  AUTHORITY,  IN EXCHANGE FOR A LONG TERM AGREEMENT BY
SUCH AGENCY, MUNICIPALITY OR PUBLIC AUTHORITY TO PURCHASE THE  ELECTRIC-
ITY  PRODUCED  BY  SUCH  SOLAR POWERED ELECTRICITY GENERATING SYSTEMS OR
EQUIPMENT AT A CURRENT COST PER KILOWATT HOUR LESS THAN THAT OFFERED  BY
THE  UTILITY  COMPANY  SERVICING  SUCH  AGENCY,  MUNICIPALITY  OR PUBLIC
AUTHORITY AND AT A TOTAL COST OVER THE LIFE OF  THE  AGREEMENT  THAT  IS
REASONABLY  DETERMINED  BY  THE  GOVERNING BOARD OF SUCH AGENCY, MUNICI-
PALITY OR PUBLIC AUTHORITY TO BE LESS THAN IT WOULD OTHERWISE PAY TO THE
UTILITY SERVICING ITS LOCATION.
  S 2. Section 9-103 of the energy law, as added by chapter 733  of  the
laws  of  1985,  subdivision  1 as amended and subdivision 5 as added by
chapter 638 of the laws of 1989, subdivision 3 as amended  and  subdivi-
sions 6 and 7 as added by chapter 368 of the laws of 1994, subdivision 4
as  amended by chapter 83 of the laws of 1995 and subdivision 8 as added
by section 78 of part A of chapter 436 of the laws of 1997,  is  amended
to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14485-02-4

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