senate Bill S1829

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Directs the New York state energy research and development authority to study and make recommendations regarding siting renewable energy resources at decommissioned or dormant electric generating sites

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 23, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 22, 2021 1st report cal.397
Jan 16, 2021 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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Feb 22, 2021 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: Feb 22, 2021

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S1829 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A340
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1884, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7952, A10094

S1829 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the New York state energy research and development authority to study and make recommendations regarding siting renewable energy resources at decommissioned or dormant electric generating sites and to issue a request for proposal in support of a renewable energy project at a dormant electric generating site.

S1829 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1829 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1829
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. SKOUFIS -- 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, in relation to directing the
   New  York state energy research and development authority to study and
   make recommendations regarding siting renewable  energy  resources  at
   decommissioned  or  dormant electric generating sites; and directs the
   New York state energy research and development authority  to  issue  a
   request  for  proposal  in  support of a renewable energy project at a
   dormant electric generating site
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  public  authorities  law  is amended by adding a new
 section 1884 to read as follows:
   § 1884. REPORT; ENERGY STORAGE AT DECOMMISSIONED OR  DORMANT  ELECTRIC
 GENERATING SITES. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
   (A)  "RENEWABLE  ENERGY  RESOURCES" SHALL MEAN RESOURCES THAT GENERATE
 ELECTRICITY OR THERMAL ENERGY THROUGH THE USE OF THE FOLLOWING TECHNOLO-
 GIES: SOLAR THERMAL, PHOTOVOLTAICS, ON LAND AND  OFFSHORE  WIND,  HYDRO-
 ELECTRIC,  GEOTHERMAL  ELECTRIC,  GEOTHERMAL  GROUND  SOURCE HEAT, TIDAL
 ENERGY, WAVE ENERGY, OCEAN THERMAL, AND FUEL CELLS.
   (B) "ENERGY STORAGE" SHALL MEAN SYSTEMS THAT STORE  ELECTRICITY,  THAT
 WAS  GENERATED BY RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES, THROUGH MECHANICAL, CHEMI-
 CAL, OR THERMAL PROCESSES FOR USE AT A LATER TIME.
   2. (A) THE AUTHORITY IS  HEREBY  DIRECTED  TO  PREPARE  A  REPORT,  IN
 CONSULTATION  WITH THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION AND EMPIRE STATE DEVEL-
 OPMENT CORPORATION, CONTAINING RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING SITING  RENEWA-
 BLE  ENERGY  RESOURCES  AND  ENERGY STORAGE AT DECOMMISSIONED OR DORMANT
 ELECTRIC GENERATING SITES.
   (B) THE REPORT SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04143-01-1

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