senate Bill S3917

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the rates paid for net-metering technology

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

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to energy and telecommunications
Feb 20, 2015 referred to energy and telecommunications


S3917 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง66-j, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S2383, A6367
2017-2018: A592

S3917 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the rates paid for net-metering; makes the rates paid by micro-combined heat and power or fuel cell customer-generators the same as other customer-generators.

S3917 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3917 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       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-

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


  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.


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