assembly Bill A5941

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts the New York sun act of 2017

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to energy
Feb 17, 2017 referred to energy

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A5941 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §66-o, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A5060
2015-2016: A6776
2019-2020: A4633

A5941 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the New York Sun Act of 2017; establishes a solar energy incentive and financing program.

A5941 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5941

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, HEVESI, BRINDISI, ABINANTI, OTIS,
  LIFTON,   THIELE,   QUART,   LUPARDO,   STIRPE,   CRESPO,   GOTTFRIED,
  PEOPLES-STOKES,  COLTON,  SKARTADOS,  ROZIC, JAFFEE, TITONE, SANTABAR-
  BARA, MAGNARELLI, COOK, STECK, PAULIN, RAIA, KEARNS,  SKOUFIS,  ROSEN-
  THAL,  BUCHWALD,  SIMANOWITZ,  KAVANAGH,  GUNTHER,  MONTESANO, CAHILL,
  BARRETT, PERRY, BENEDETTO, MOYA, DINOWITZ, BRAUNSTEIN, AUBRY,  WEPRIN,
  FAHY,  JOHNS  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CROUCH, GALEF, GLICK,
  LENTOL,  LOPEZ,  MAGEE,  McDONALD,  McDONOUGH,  McKEVITT,  McLAUGHLIN,
  RIVERA,  RODRIGUEZ,  SOLAGES,  WALTER -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Energy

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation  to  establishing  a
  solar incentive and financing program

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "New York sun act of 2017".
  § 2. The public service law is amended by adding a new section 66-o to
read as follows:
  §  66-O.  SOLAR  INCENTIVE  AND  FINANCING PROGRAM. 1. AS USED IN THIS
SECTION:
  (A) "ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION COMPANY" MEANS AN  INVESTOR-OWNED  ELECTRIC
CORPORATION  THAT DISTRIBUTES AND DELIVERS ELECTRICITY WITHIN THIS STATE
AND HAS ANNUAL REVENUES IN EXCESS OF TWO HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS; AND
  (B) (I) "QUALIFIED  SOLAR  PHOTOVOLTAIC  GENERATING  SYSTEM"  MEANS  A
SYSTEM  OF  COMPONENTS THAT GENERATES ELECTRICITY FROM SUNLIGHT BY MEANS
OF THE PHOTOVOLTAIC EFFECT, WHETHER OR NOT THE DEVICE IS COUPLED WITH  A
DEVICE CAPABLE OF STORING THE ENERGY PRODUCED FOR LATER USE, THAT IS (A)
INSTALLED  AND  OPERATED IN THE STATE WITHIN ONE OF THE SERVICE TERRITO-
RIES OF AN ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION COMPANY AS DEFINED IN THIS SECTION, AND
(B) INSTALLED AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03881-01-7

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