Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Nov 29, 2017||
|Nov 17, 2017||
delivered to governor
|Jun 19, 2017||
delivered to assembly
3rd reading cal.1887
substituted for s5190
|Jun 19, 2017||
substituted by a6571
ordered to third reading cal.1887
committee discharged and committed to rules
|May 24, 2017||
reported and committed to finance
|Mar 13, 2017||
referred to energy and telecommunications
Senate Bill S5190Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status Via A6571 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2017-S5190 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Public Service Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §74, Pub Serv L; ren §§1020-ii - 1020-kk to be §§1020-jj - 1020-ll, add §1020-ii, amd §1020-s, Pub Auth L
2017-S5190 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Establishes the energy storage deployment program to encourage the installation of qualified energy storage systems; relates to commercially available technology that is capable of absorbing energy, storing it for a period of time, and thereafter dispatching the energy.
2017-S5190 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5190 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the public service law and the public authorities law, in relation to establishing the energy storage deployment program PURPOSE : To promote the installation of qualified energy storage systems through the energy storage deployment program. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section one amends the public service law by adding a new section 74, "Energy storage deployment program", which: i) defines a qualified energy storage system as technology that is capable of absorbing energy, storing it for a period of time, and thereafter dispatching the energy; ii) specifies that such storage systems can use mechanical, chemical or thermal processes to store energy that was generated from renewable resources or through mechanical processes; iii) provides that such storage system can store thermal energy for direct use for heating or cooling at a later time. Additionally, it provides that the Public Service Commission (PSC) shall establish 2030 targets for the installation of such systems. In doing so, the Commission will consult with the NYS Energy Research and Development Authority and with the Long Island Power Authority. The latter two
2017-S5190 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5190 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 13, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sens. GRIFFO, FUNKE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommu- nications AN ACT to amend the public service law and the public authorities law, in relation to establishing the energy storage deployment program THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The public service law is amended by adding a new section 74 to read as follows: § 74. ENERGY STORAGE DEPLOYMENT PROGRAM. 1. (A) AS USED IN THIS SECTION "QUALIFIED ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM" SHALL MEAN COMMERCIALLY AVAIL- ABLE TECHNOLOGY THAT IS CAPABLE OF ABSORBING ENERGY, STORING IT FOR A PERIOD OF TIME, AND THEREAFTER DISPATCHING THE ENERGY. A QUALIFIED ENER- GY STORAGE SYSTEM SHALL BE COST-EFFECTIVE AND EITHER ASSIST THE INTE- GRATION OF VARIABLE ENERGY RESOURCES, REDUCE EMISSIONS OF GREENHOUSE GASES, REDUCE DEMAND FOR PEAK ELECTRICAL GENERATION, DEFER OR SUBSTITUTE FOR AN INVESTMENT IN GENERATION, TRANSMISSION, OR DISTRIBUTION ASSETS, OR IMPROVE THE RELIABLE OPERATION OF THE ELECTRICAL TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION GRID. (B) A QUALIFIED ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM SHALL DO ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING: (I) USE MECHANICAL, CHEMICAL, OR THERMAL PROCESSES TO STORE ENERGY THAT WAS GENERATED AT ONE TIME FOR USE AT A LATER TIME; (II) STORE THERMAL ENERGY FOR DIRECT USE FOR HEATING OR COOLING AT A LATER TIME IN A MANNER THAT AVOIDS THE NEED TO USE ELECTRICITY AT THAT LATER TIME; (III) USE MECHANICAL, CHEMICAL, OR THERMAL PROCESSES TO STORE ENERGY GENERATED FROM RENEWABLE RESOURCES FOR USE AT A LATER TIME; OR (IV) USE MECHANICAL, CHEMICAL, OR THERMAL PROCESSES TO STORE ENERGY GENERATED FROM MECHANICAL PROCESSES THAT WOULD OTHERWISE BE WASTED FOR DELIVERY AT A LATER TIME. 2. WITHIN NINETY DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, THE COMMISSION SHALL COMMENCE A PROCEEDING TO ESTABLISH THE ENERGY STORAGE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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