assembly Bill A6134

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires the public service commission to develop recommendations regarding the establishment of microgrids

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to energy
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A6134 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Services
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A4862
2015-2016: A6746
2019-2020: A6429

A6134 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the public service commission to develop recommendations regarding the establishment of microgrids.

A6134 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6134

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. CRESPO -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Energy

AN  ACT  to require the public service commission to develop recommenda-
  tions regarding the establishment of microgrids

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

  Section  1.  Notwithstanding the provisions of any general, special or
local law to the contrary, the public service commission,  in  consulta-
tion  with  the  division  of  homeland security and emergency services,
shall develop recommendations regarding the establishment of  microgrids
in the state of New York. For purposes of this act, the term "microgrid"
shall  mean  a  group  of  interconnected  loads  and distributed energy
resources within clearly defined electrical boundaries that  acts  as  a
single  controllable entity with respect to the grid and can connect and
disconnect from the grid to enable it to operate in both  grid-connected
or  island-mode.  Specifically, the commission shall develop recommenda-
tions which include, but are not limited to, the following:
  (a) Whether microgrids  should  be  established  at  hospitals,  first
responder  headquarters,  such  as  police  and fire stations, emergency
shelters, schools, water filtration plants, sewage treatment plants  and
other locations in the state of New York;
  (b) The geographic areas in the state of New York where the establish-
ment  of  such  microgrids should be a priority, based upon severe storm
damage during the two years prior to the effective date of this act; and
  (c) Funding mechanisms that should be considered in order to  pay  for
the establishment of such microgrids.
  §  2. The commission shall submit a final report of recommendations to
the governor, the temporary president of the senate and the  speaker  of
the assembly within one year after the effective date of this act.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07995-01-7

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