senate Bill S3613

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to "power purchase agreements" concerning energy technologies eligible for net metering

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to energy and telecommunications
Jun 25, 2015 committed to rules
Jun 15, 2015 amended on third reading 3613a
May 04, 2015 advanced to third reading
Apr 29, 2015 2nd report cal.
Apr 28, 2015 1st report cal.456
Feb 13, 2015 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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Apr 28, 2015 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S3613
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0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: Apr 28, 2015

S3613 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Energy Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §9-102, add §9-104, Energy L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S6958

S3613 - Summary

Relates to "power purchase agreements" concerning energy technologies eligible for net metering.

S3613 - Sponsor Memo

S3613 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3613

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 13, 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  energy  law, in relation to energy technologies
  eligible for net metering

  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. "POWER PURCHASE AGREEMENT" MEANS AN AGREEMENT  IN  CONNECTION  WITH
THE  INSTALLATION,  MAINTENANCE  AND  MANAGEMENT OF AN ENERGY TECHNOLOGY
ELIGIBLE FOR NET ENERGY METERING  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  SIXTY-SIX-J  OR
SIXTY-SIX-L OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE LAW, WHERE A THIRD PARTY OWNER (NON-A-
GENCY  OR  NON-MUNICIPAL  OWNER)  GENERATES ELECTRICITY FROM SUCH ENERGY
TECHNOLOGY (WHETHER OR NOT SUCH ENERGY  TECHNOLOGY  IS  LOCATED  AT  THE
POINT  OF  CONSUMPTION) AND SELLS THE RESULTING ELECTRICITY TO AN AGENCY
OR MUNICIPALITY FOR A PRICE, VOLUME AND DURATION AS  SET  FORTH  IN  THE
AGREEMENT.
  S  2.  The energy law is amended by adding a new section 9-104 to read
as follows:
  S 9-104. POWER  PURCHASE  AGREEMENTS.  1.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER
PROVISION  OF  LAW OR JUDICIAL DECISION (INCLUDING ANY THAT RESTRICT THE
AUTHORITY OF A GOVERNING BODY OF  AN  AGENCY  OR  MUNICIPALITY  TO  BIND
SUBSEQUENT GOVERNING BODIES OF SUCH AGENCY OR MUNICIPALITY), ANY AGENCY,
MUNICIPALITY,  OR  PUBLIC  AUTHORITY, IN ADDITION TO EXISTING POWERS, IS
AUTHORIZED TO ENTER INTO POWER PURCHASE AGREEMENTS OF UP TO  THIRTY-FIVE
YEARS  DURATION,  PROVIDED  THAT THE DURATION OF ANY SUCH CONTRACT SHALL
NOT EXCEED THE REASONABLY EXPECTED USEFUL LIFE OF THE ENERGY  FACILITIES
OR EQUIPMENT SUBJECT TO SUCH AGREEMENT.
  2.  POWER  PURCHASE  AGREEMENTS  SHALL  NOT BE REQUIRED TO INCLUDE THE
CLAUSE SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION 9-103 OF THIS ARTICLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00536-01-5

S3613A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Energy Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §9-102, add §9-104, Energy L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S6958

S3613A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to "power purchase agreements" concerning energy technologies eligible for net metering.

S3613A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3613--A
    Cal. No. 456

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations  --  reported  favorably from said committee, ordered to first
  and second report, ordered to a third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  energy  law, in relation to energy technologies
  eligible for net metering

  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. "POWER PURCHASE AGREEMENT" MEANS AN AGREEMENT  IN  CONNECTION  WITH
THE  INSTALLATION,  MAINTENANCE  AND  MANAGEMENT OF AN ENERGY TECHNOLOGY
ELIGIBLE FOR NET ENERGY METERING  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  SIXTY-SIX-J  OR
SIXTY-SIX-L OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE LAW, WHERE A THIRD PARTY OWNER (NON-A-
GENCY  OR  NON-MUNICIPAL  OWNER)  GENERATES ELECTRICITY FROM SUCH ENERGY
TECHNOLOGY (WHETHER OR NOT SUCH ENERGY  TECHNOLOGY  IS  LOCATED  AT  THE
POINT  OF  CONSUMPTION) AND SELLS THE RESULTING ELECTRICITY TO AN AGENCY
OR MUNICIPALITY FOR A PRICE, VOLUME AND DURATION AS  SET  FORTH  IN  THE
AGREEMENT.
  S  2.  The energy law is amended by adding a new section 9-104 to read
as follows:
  S 9-104. POWER  PURCHASE  AGREEMENTS.  1.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER
PROVISION  OF  LAW,  ANY  SCHOOL DISTRICT OR BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCA-
TIONAL SERVICES, IN ADDITION TO EXISTING POWERS, IS AUTHORIZED TO  ENTER
INTO  POWER  PURCHASE  AGREEMENTS,  OF UP TO THIRTY-FIVE YEARS DURATION,
PROVIDED THAT THE DURATION OF ANY SUCH CONTRACT  SHALL  NOT  EXCEED  THE
REASONABLY  EXPECTED  USEFUL  LIFE OF THE ENERGY FACILITIES OR EQUIPMENT
SUBJECT TO SUCH AGREEMENT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00536-09-5

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