|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 20, 2021||referred to energy and telecommunications|
senate Bill S6919
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6919 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6919 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6919 SPONSOR: KENNEDY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public service law, in relation to allowing certain customer-generators who generate solar electricity to donate credit for such electricity to low-income families PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill allows certain customer-generators who generate solar elec- tricity to donate credit for such electricity to low-income families. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of section 66-j of the public service law, as amended by chapter 494 of the laws of 2014, and a new paragraph (e) is added. Section two provides the effective date.
S6919 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6919 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 20, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KENNEDY -- 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 allowing certain customer-generators who generate solar electricity to donate credit for such electricity to low-income families THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of section 66-j of the public service law, as amended by chapter 494 of the laws of 2014, is amended and a new paragraph (e) is added to read as follows: (b) In the event that the amount of electricity produced by a custom- er-generator during the billing period exceeds the amount of electricity used by the customer-generator, the corporation shall (I) apply a credit to the next bill for service to the customer-generator for the net elec- tricity provided at the same rate per kilowatt hour applicable to service provided to other customers in the same service class which do not generate electricity onsite, OR (II) AT THE OPTION OF THE CUSTOMER- GENERATOR, DONATE THE CREDIT TO THE LOW-INCOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE POOL ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (E) OF THIS SUBDIVISION. CREDITS DONATED PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (E) OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE APPLIED TO BILLS FOR SERVICE TO LOW-INCOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE POOL CREDIT RECIPI- ENTS FOR THE NET ELECTRICITY PROVIDED AT THE SAME RATE PER KILOWATT HOUR APPLICABLE TO SERVICE PROVIDED TO OTHER CUSTOMERS IN THE SAME SERVICE CLASS WHICH DO NOT GENERATE ELECTRICITY ONSITE; except for micro-com- bined heat and power or fuel cell customer-generators or farm waste generating equipment customer-generators as described in subparagraph (ix) of paragraph (a) of subdivision one of this section, who will be credited at the corporation's avoided costs. The avoided cost credit provided to micro-combined heat and power or fuel cell customer-genera- tors or farm waste generating equipment customer-generators as described EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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