assembly Bill A597

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Directs the public service commission to issue an order governing the equitable sharing of interconnection costs for distributed generation resources

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Feb 02, 2018 enacting clause stricken
Jan 03, 2018 referred to ways and means
Jan 24, 2017 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 09, 2017 referred to energy

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A597 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Services
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A10426

A597 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the public service commission to issue an order governing the equitable sharing of interconnection costs for distributed generation resources.

A597 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   597

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN, SCHIMMINGER, CAHILL, FAHY, LIFTON, SIMON,
  OTIS, GOTTFRIED, CRESPO, CROUCH, BARRETT, GALEF, WALKER -- Multi-Spon-
  sored  by  -- M. of A. LAWRENCE, LOPEZ, MAGEE, McLAUGHLIN -- read once
  and referred to the Committee on Energy

AN ACT to direct the public service commission to issue an order govern-
  ing the equitable sharing of  interconnection  costs  for  distributed
  generation resources

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

  Section 1. 1. No later than 365 days after the effective date of  this
act,  the  public  service commission shall issue an order governing the
equitable sharing of interconnection costs where two or more distributed
generation resources substantially utilize the same dedicated equipment,
including but not limited to dedicated electric cables, wires, circuits,
transformers and substations,  which  but  for  the  operation  of  such
resources would not have been installed by an electric corporation.
  2.   For   the  purposes  of  this  section,  "distributed  generation
resources" shall refer to:
  (a) energy-generating equipment defined in paragraphs (d),  (e),  (f),
(g) and (h) of subdivision 1 of section 66-j of the public service law;
  (b)  energy-generating  equipment defined in paragraph (f) of subdivi-
sion 1 of section 66-l of the public service law; and
  (c) energy-generating equipment necessary for  community  net-metering
as established by the commission on or after July 17, 2015.
  3. The order established by such commission shall include:
  (a) the reasonable payment of costs to customer-generators and persons
who previously paid the costs of installing dedicated equipment required
for  the interconnection of a distributed generation resource. The order
shall provide for cost-sharing payments under the following scenarios:
  (i) an applicant who has received approval from his  or  her  electric
corporation  to  interconnect  a  distributed  generation resource which

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