|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2016||referred to energy and telecommunications|
|Feb 20, 2015||referred to energy and telecommunications|
senate Bill S3917
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3917 (ACTIVE) - Details
S3917 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3917 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public service law, in relation to the rates paid for micro-combined heat and power or fuel cell customer-generators PURPOSE: To include micro-combined heat and power and fuel cell customer-generators in total rate reimbursement from electric corporations. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of section 66-j of the public service law to eliminate the exclusion of micro-combined heat and power and fuel cell customer-generators from receiving the a credit based on same rate per kilowatt hour as customers without on-site generation, just as other net metered technologies currently receive. EXISTING LAW: Currently, micro-combined heat and power and fuel cells are credited at the utility's avoided cost for electricity produced in excess of the customer's usage.
S3917 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3917 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 20, 2015 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GRIFFO -- 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 the rates paid for micro-combined heat and power or fuel cell customer-generators THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of section 66-j of the public service law, as amended by chapter 494 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows: (b) In the event that the amount of electricity produced by a custom- er-generator during the billing period exceeds the amount of electricity used by the customer-generator, the corporation shall apply a credit to the next bill for service to the customer-generator for the net elec- tricity provided at the same rate per kilowatt hour applicable to service provided to other customers in the same service class which do not generate electricity onsite, except for [micro-combined heat and power or fuel cell customer-generators or] farm waste generating equip- ment customer-generators as described in subparagraph (ix) of paragraph (a) of subdivision one of this section, who will be credited at the corporation's avoided costs. The avoided cost credit provided to [micro-combined heat and power or fuel cell customer-generators or] farm waste generating equipment customer-generators as described in subpara- graph (ix) of paragraph (a) of subdivision one of this section shall be treated for ratemaking purposes as a purchase of electricity in the market that is includable in commodity costs. S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07458-01-5
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