assembly Bill A7703

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Allows certain customer-generators who generate solar electricity to donate credit for such electricity to low-income families

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May 25, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
May 20, 2021 referred to energy

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A7703 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6919
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §66-j, Pub Serv L

A7703 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows certain customer-generators who generate solar electricity to donate credit for such electricity to low-income families; requires electric corporations to create a low-income energy assistance pool for the donation of such credits.

A7703 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7703
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. McMAHON -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Energy
 
 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
 in subparagraph (ix) of paragraph (a) of subdivision one of this section
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.