assembly Bill A7286

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to expanding customer access to community distributed generation

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to ways and means
Jun 05, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Apr 18, 2019 referred to energy

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A7286 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5627
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §66-p, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A3805, S3521

A7286 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Expands customer access to community distributed generation by creating a model tariff to provide for the transfer of bill credits associated with electricity produced by community distributed generation facilities in one electric corporation territory to other territories.

A7286 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7286

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 18, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT  to amend the public service law, in relation to the transfer of
  bill credits associated with the  electricity  produced  by  community
  distributed generation facilities

  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
66-p to read as follows:
  § 66-P. COMMUNITY DISTRIBUTED GENERATION FACILITY BILL CREDITS.  1. AS
USED IN THIS SECTION, THE TERM "COMMUNITY DISTRIBUTED GENERATION FACILI-
TY"  SHALL  MEAN A PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEM WITH A RATED CAPACITY OF NOT MORE
THAN FIVE MEGAWATTS OF ALTERNATING CURRENT THAT IS CONNECTED TO AN ELEC-
TRIC SYSTEM AND OPERATED IN CONJUNCTION WITH AN  ELECTRIC  CORPORATION'S
TRANSMISSION   AND  DISTRIBUTION  FACILITIES.    PARTICIPATING  ELECTRIC
CUSTOMERS RECEIVE A BILL CREDIT FOR THE ELECTRICITY GENERATED IN PROPOR-
TION TO THE SIZE OF THEIR INTEREST IN THE FACILITY, WITH AT LEAST  SIXTY
PERCENT  OF THE FACILITY'S PRODUCTION ALLOCATED TO PARTICIPATING CUSTOM-
ERS IN INCREMENTS OF TWENTY-FIVE KILOWATTS OR LESS.
  2. WITHIN NINETY DAYS OF THE  EFFECTIVE  DATE  OF  THIS  SECTION,  THE
COMMISSION  SHALL  DIRECT  ELECTRIC  CORPORATIONS TO FILE A MODEL TARIFF
PROVIDING FOR THE TRANSFER OF BILL CREDITS ASSOCIATED WITH THE ELECTRIC-
ITY PRODUCED BY COMMUNITY DISTRIBUTED GENERATION FACILITIES IN ONE ELEC-
TRIC CORPORATION TERRITORY TO THE ACCOUNTS OF SUBSCRIBERS IN OTHER ELEC-
TRIC CORPORATION TERRITORIES,  AND  ANY  OTHER  SETTLEMENT  SYSTEMS  AND
PROCESSES  NECESSARY  TO  EFFECTUATE  SUCH TRANSFERS IN A COST-EFFECTIVE
MANNER. FOLLOWING PUBLIC COMMENT ON THE MODEL TARIFF, THE PUBLIC SERVICE
COMMISSION SHALL, WITHIN TWO HUNDRED SEVENTY DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE  DATE
OF THIS SECTION, APPROVE TARIFFS TO ENABLE SUCH TRANSFERS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11107-02-9