Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 25, 2018
referred to energy and telecommunications
Senate Bill S8273
2017-2018 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2017-S8273 (ACTIVE) - Details
2017-S8273 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8273 SPONSOR: GRIFFO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public service law, in relation to rate schedules for net energy metering; and directing the Long Island power authority to adopt a methodology for the establishment of a value of distributed energy resources crediting mechanism PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would encourage the installation of distributed solar, farm waste electric generating equipment, micro-combined heat and power generating equipment, fuel cell electric generation equipment and micro-hydroelectric generating systems by ensuring predictability and stability of future revenues of those systems through the continued availability of net energy metering rates as a placeholder while the public service commission and Long Island power authority are directed to develop, adopt and implement a methodology for the establishment of "value of distributed energy resources" crediting mechanism as a replacement. This new methodology must fully and accurately account for the energy and capacity value of, electricity generated, as well as the long-term value of public benefits provided by such resources, including
2017-S8273 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8273 I N S E N A T E April 25, 2018 ___________ 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 public service law, in relation to rate schedules for net energy metering; and directing the Long Island power authority to adopt a methodology for the establishment of a value of distributed energy resources crediting mechanism THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 66-j of the public service law, as amended by chapter 355 of the laws of 2009, paragraph (a) as amended and paragraph (h) as added by chapter 546 of the laws of 2011, subparagraphs (iv) and (v) of paragraph (a) as separately amended and subparagraph (vi) of paragraph (a) as added by chapter 530 of the laws of 2011 and subparagraphs (vii) and (viii) of paragraph (a) as amended and subpara- graph (ix) of paragraph (a) as added by chapter 494 of the laws of 2014, paragraph (d) as amended by chapter 253 of the laws of 2013, paragraph (e) as amended by section 1 of part Z of chapter 58 of the laws of 2016, and paragraph (g) as amended by chapter 518 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows: 1. Definitions. As used in this section, the following terms shall have the following meanings: (a) "Customer-generator" means: (i) a residential customer of an elec- tric corporation, who owns or operates solar electric generating equip- ment located and used at his or her residence; (ii) a customer of an electric corporation, who owns or operates farm waste electric generat- ing equipment located and used at his or her "farm operation," as such term is defined in subdivision eleven of section three hundred one of the agriculture and markets law; (iii) a non-residential customer of an electric corporation which owns or operates solar electric generating equipment located and used at its premises; (iv) a residential customer of an electric corporation who owns, leases or operates micro-combined heat and power generating equipment located on the customer's premises; (v) a residential customer of an electric corporation who owns, leases EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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