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|Jan 08, 2020||referred to energy and telecommunications|
|May 16, 2019||referred to energy and telecommunications|
senate Bill S5872
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee
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S5872 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5872 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5872 SPONSOR: METZGER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public service law and the public authorities law, in relation to establishing a renewable electricity compliance program and renewable energy procurements PURPOSE: This bill establishes a renewable electricity compliance program and renewable energy procurement program. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 - Defines the terms "Load Serving Entity", "Qualified Renewa- ble Energy System", and "Renewable Energy Credits". Section 2 requires that by 2030 seventy percent of the electricity secured by load serving entities for all end-use customers in New York state shall be generated by renewable energy systems.
S5872 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5872 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 16, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. METZGER -- 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 and the public authorities law, in relation to establishing a renewable electricity compliance program and renewable energy procurements 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. ESTABLISHMENT OF A RENEWABLE ELECTRICITY COMPLIANCE PROGRAM. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION: (A) "LOAD SERVING ENTITY" MEANS ANY ENTITY THAT SECURES ENERGY TO SERVE THE ELECTRICAL ENERGY REQUIREMENTS OF END-USE CUSTOMERS IN NEW YORK STATE AND INCLUDES THE DISTRIBUTION COMPANIES, ENERGY SERVICES COMPANIES, MUNICIPAL UTILITIES, THE LONG ISLAND POWER AUTHORITY, AND THE NEW YORK POWER AUTHORITY. (B) "QUALIFIED RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS" MEANS SYSTEMS THAT GENERATE ELECTRICITY OR THERMAL ENERGY THROUGH USE OF THE FOLLOWING TECHNOLOGIES: PHOTOVOLTAICS, WIND, HYDROELECTRIC, GEOTHERMAL ELECTRIC, GEOTHERMAL GROUND SOURCE HEAT, SOLAR THERMAL, TIDAL ENERGY, WAVE ENERGY, OCEAN THERMAL, OR FUEL CELLS WHICH DO NOT UTILIZE A FOSSIL FUEL RESOURCE IN THE PROCESS OF GENERATING ELECTRICITY, AND IS EITHER LOCATED IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK OR LOCATED IN A CONTROL AREA ADJACENT TO THE NEW YORK INDEPENDENT SYSTEM OPERATOR CONTROL AREA AND ACCOMPANIED BY DOCUMENTA- TION OF A CONTRACT PATH BETWEEN THE GENERATOR AND THE IN-STATE PURCHASER THAT INCLUDES TRANSMISSION RIGHTS. (C) "RENEWABLE ENERGY CREDITS" OR "RECS" REPRESENT THE ENVIRONMENTAL ATTRIBUTES OF THE ELECTRICITY PRODUCED FROM QUALIFIED RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS AND CAN BE SOLD SEPARATELY FROM THE ELECTRICITY ITSELF. ONE REC EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11692-01-9
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