assembly Bill A6571

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes the energy storage deployment program

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Jun 19, 2017 delivered to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1887
substituted for s5190
May 17, 2017 referred to energy and telecommunications
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 11, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.352
May 09, 2017 reported
Mar 22, 2017 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 09, 2017 referred to energy

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A6571 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5190
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

A6571 - 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.

A6571 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6571

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PAULIN,  WALKER,  ENGLEBRIGHT, HUNTER, MOYA,
  BUCHWALD, CAHILL, COLTON, D'URSO, GALEF,  GOTTFRIED,  JAFFEE,  LIFTON,
  LUPARDO,  NIOU,  ORTIZ,  OTIS, QUART, SCHIMMINGER, SIMON, McDONOUGH --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of A. COOK, MAGEE, THIELE -- read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Energy

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:
  S 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.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10350-01-7

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