senate Bill S6497A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a program for eligible zero emissions energy systems

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 11, 2022 reported and committed to finance
Jan 05, 2022 referred to energy and telecommunications
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 09, 2021 referred to energy
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1699
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 21, 2021 print number 6497a
May 21, 2021 amend and recommit to finance
May 19, 2021 reported and committed to finance
May 04, 2021 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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Jan 11, 2022 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S6497A
8
1
committee
8
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: Jan 11, 2022

nay (1)

Jun 9, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S6497A
16
1
committee
16
Aye
1
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 19, 2021 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S6497
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 19, 2021

aye wr (2)

S6497 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8094
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§66-s & 66-t, Pub Serv L

S6497 - Summary

Establishes a program for eligible zero emissions energy systems to promote private sector investment for the purpose of meeting the target that by the year two thousand forty the statewide electrical demand system will be zero emissions.

S6497 - Sponsor Memo

S6497 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6497
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                May 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 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 service law, in relation to establishing a
   program for eligible zero emissions energy systems

   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-s to read as follows:
   § 66-S. ESTABLISHMENT OF A ZERO EMISSIONS ENERGY SYSTEMS  PROGRAM.  1.
 AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
   (A)  "ZERO EMISSIONS ENERGY SYSTEMS" MEANS SYSTEMS, OTHER THAN RENEWA-
 BLE ENERGY SYSTEMS, THAT GENERATE ELECTRICITY OR THERMAL ENERGY  THROUGH
 THE USE OF TECHNOLOGIES THAT DO NOT LEAD TO A NET INCREASE IN GREENHOUSE
 GAS EMISSIONS INTO THE ATMOSPHERE OVER THEIR FULL LIFECYCLE IN THE PROC-
 ESS OF GENERATING ELECTRICITY;
   (B)  "RENEWABLE  ENERGY  SYSTEMS"  SHALL  HAVE THE MEANING PROVIDED IN
 SECTION SIXTY-SIX-P OF THIS ARTICLE; AND
   (C) "GREENHOUSE GAS"  SHALL  HAVE  THE  MEANING  PROVIDED  IN  SECTION
 75-0101 OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION LAW.
   2. NO LATER THAN ONE YEAR FROM THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, THE
 COMMISSION  SHALL  ESTABLISH  A  COMPETITIVE  PROGRAM TO ATTRACT PRIVATE
 SECTOR INVESTMENT IN A MINIMUM OF ONE GIGAWATT OF INSTALLED CAPACITY  OF
 ZERO  EMISSIONS  ENERGY  SYSTEMS THAT USE ELIGIBLE TECHNOLOGIES THAT THE
 COMMISSION HAS DETERMINED, AFTER NOTICE AND PROVISION FOR  THE  OPPORTU-
 NITY TO COMMENT, ARE TECHNICALLY FEASIBLE BY THE YEAR TWO THOUSAND THIR-
 TY  OF  PROVIDING  THE OPERATING FLEXIBILITY AND LONGER-TERM PERFORMANCE
 THAT THE ELECTRIC GRID SYSTEM WILL REQUIRE.  THE COMMISSION  SHALL:  (A)
 ESTABLISH  A  COMPETITIVE  PROGRAM,  AFTER  NOTICE AND PROVISION FOR THE
 OPPORTUNITY TO COMMENT, FOR THE PURPOSE OF  MEETING  THE  TARGET  ESTAB-
 LISHED  PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION SIXTY-SIX-P OF THIS ARTI-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

S6497A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8094
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§66-s & 66-t, Pub Serv L

S6497A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a program for eligible zero emissions energy systems to promote private sector investment for the purpose of meeting the target that by the year two thousand forty the statewide electrical demand system will be zero emissions.

S6497A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6497A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6497--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                May 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
   cations -- reported favorably from said committee and committed to the
   Committee  on  Finance  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation  to  establishing  a
   program for eligible zero emissions energy systems
 
   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-s to read as follows:
   §  66-S.  ESTABLISHMENT OF A ZERO EMISSIONS ENERGY SYSTEMS PROGRAM. 1.
 AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
   (A) "ZERO EMISSIONS ENERGY SYSTEMS" MEANS SYSTEMS, OTHER THAN  RENEWA-
 BLE  ENERGY SYSTEMS, THAT GENERATE ELECTRICITY OR THERMAL ENERGY THROUGH
 THE USE OF TECHNOLOGIES THAT DO NOT LEAD TO A NET INCREASE IN GREENHOUSE
 GAS EMISSIONS INTO THE ATMOSPHERE AT ANY TIME IN THE PROCESS OF GENERAT-
 ING ELECTRICITY;
   (B) "RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS" SHALL  HAVE  THE  MEANING  PROVIDED  IN
 SECTION SIXTY-SIX-P OF THIS ARTICLE; AND
   (C)  "GREENHOUSE  GAS"  SHALL  HAVE  THE  MEANING  PROVIDED IN SECTION
 75-0101 OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION LAW.
   2. NO LATER THAN ONE YEAR FROM THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, THE
 COMMISSION SHALL ESTABLISH A  COMPETITIVE  PROGRAM  TO  PROMOTE  PRIVATE
 SECTOR  INVESTMENT IN A MINIMUM OF ONE GIGAWATT OF INSTALLED CAPACITY OF
 ZERO EMISSIONS ENERGY SYSTEMS THAT USE ELIGIBLE  TECHNOLOGIES  THAT  THE
 COMMISSION  HAS  DETERMINED, AFTER NOTICE AND PROVISION FOR THE OPPORTU-
 NITY TO COMMENT, ARE OPERATIONALLY CAPABLE  BY  THE  YEAR  TWO  THOUSAND
 THIRTY  OF  PROVIDING THE OPERATING FLEXIBILITY AND LONGER-TERM PERFORM-
 ANCE THAT THE ELECTRIC GRID SYSTEM WILL REQUIRE.  THE COMMISSION  SHALL:
 (A)  ESTABLISH A COMPETITIVE PROGRAM, AFTER NOTICE AND PROVISION FOR THE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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