senate Bill S7243

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to providing the New York power authority with the right of first offer and refusal; bans non-state run energy services companies; repealer

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Jan 13, 2020 referred to energy and telecommunications

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S7243 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8937
Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1005, Pub Auth L; add §28, amd §44, Pub Serv L; rpld §349-d, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S3032, A1382

S7243 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides the New York power authority with the right of first offer and refusal for acquiring any renewable generation facility, renewable energy generation project and any power or energy created by a renewable generation facility or renewable energy generation project; bans non-state run energy services companies; allows the New York power authority to take over and operate as an energy services company.

S7243 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7243 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7243

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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 authorities law and the public service law,
  in relation to providing the New York power authority with  the  right
  of first offer and refusal for certain renewable generation facilities
  and  any  power or energy created by such renewable generation facili-
  ties; bans energy services companies; and to repeal certain provisions
  of the general business law relating thereto

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

  Section  1.  Section  1005 of the public authorities law is amended by
adding two new subdivisions 28 and 29 to read as follows:
  28.  (A)  TO  PURCHASE,  FINANCE,  PLAN,  DESIGN,  ENGINEER,  ACQUIRE,
CONSTRUCT,  OPERATE OR MANAGE ANY RENEWABLE GENERATION FACILITY, RENEWA-
BLE ENERGY GENERATING PROJECT, BATTERY ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS, RENEWABLE
THERMAL ENERGY TECHNOLOGY SUCH AS HEAT PUMPS, SOLAR  THERMAL,  OR  OTHER
HEATING  OR  COOLING TECHNOLOGIES USING RENEWABLE SOURCES OF ENERGY THAT
DO NOT EMIT GREENHOUSE GASES, OR ANY POWER OR ENERGY CREATED BY A RENEW-
ABLE GENERATION FACILITY OR RENEWABLE ENERGY  GENERATION  PROJECT  UNDER
THE  RIGHT  OF FIRST OFFER AND REFUSAL ESTABLISHED UNDER SECTION TWENTY-
EIGHT OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE LAW.
  (B) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS  SUBDIVISION,  "RENEWABLE  ENERGY  GENERATING
PROJECT"  SHALL  MEAN A PROJECT THAT GENERATES POWER AND ENERGY BY MEANS
OF RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES, OR THAT STORES  AND  SUPPLIES  POWER  AND
ENERGY  GENERATED  BY  MEANS OF RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES, AND INCLUDES
THE CONSTRUCTION, INSTALLATION AND/OR OPERATION OF ANCILLARY  FACILITIES
OR  EQUIPMENT DONE IN CONNECTION WITH ANY SUCH RENEWABLE ENERGY GENERAT-
ING PROJECTS, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH TERM SHALL  NOT  INCLUDE  THE
AUTHORITY'S  SAINT  LAWRENCE HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT OR NIAGARA HYDROELEC-
TRIC PROJECT.
  29. TO SELL OR PROVIDE ENERGY SERVICES TO END-USE CUSTOMERS USING  THE
TRANSMISSION  OR  DISTRIBUTION  SYSTEM OF A UTILITY. ANY POWER OR ENERGY
SOLD UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE MADE ENTIRELY FROM RENEWABLE ENERGY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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