senate Bill S3825

2015-2016 Legislative Session

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

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S3825 - Details

Law Section:
Energy Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง9-102 & 9-103, Energy L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S6949A

S3825 - Summary

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

S3825 - Sponsor Memo

S3825 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3825

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 18, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MARCHIONE,  DeFRANCISCO, HASSELL-THOMPSON -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee on Energy and Telecommunications

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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02580-01-5

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