senate Bill S3166

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Creates a revolving loan fund authority for the purpose of building renewable energy storage systems scaled to function as microgrids to power housing owned by the New York city housing authority

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 07, 2021 print number 3166b
Jun 07, 2021 amend and recommit to finance
Jun 04, 2021 print number 3166a
Jun 04, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to finance
May 10, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Jan 28, 2021 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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May 10, 2021 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S3166
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2
committee
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Aye
2
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: May 10, 2021

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S3166 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1879-a, Pub Auth L; amd §6-104, Energy L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8200

S3166 - Summary

Creates a revolving loan fund through the New York state energy research and development authority for the purpose of building renewable energy storage systems scaled to function as microgrids to power housing owned by the New York city housing authority.

S3166 - Sponsor Memo

S3166 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3166
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 28, 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  authorities  law and the energy law, in
   relation to creating a revolving loan fund through the New York  state
   energy  research and development authority for the purpose of building
   renewable solar energy systems scaled to  function  as  microgrids  to
   power housing owned by the New York city housing authority
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as  the  "NYCHA
 solar microgrids development and revolving loan act".
   §  2.  The  public  authorities law is amended by adding a new section
 1879-a to read as follows:
   § 1879-A. NYCHA SOLAR MICROGRID  LOAN.  1.  THE  AUTHORITY  IS  HEREBY
 AUTHORIZED  AND  DIRECTED TO ESTABLISH A REVOLVING LOAN FUND IN ORDER TO
 PROVIDE ZERO-PERCENT INTEREST LOANS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION  AND  INSTALLA-
 TION  OF RENEWABLE SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS SCALED TO FUNCTION AS MICROGRIDS
 FOR HOUSING OWNED BY THE NEW YORK CITY HOUSING AUTHORITY. SUCH MICROGRID
 SYSTEMS FUNDED THROUGH THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUCTED WITH  CONSIDER-
 ATION  GIVEN  TO  INCREASING  THE  DEMAND  FOR ELECTRICITY CAUSED BY THE
 ADOPTION OF "BENEFICIAL ELECTRIFICATION" POLICIES PROPOSED  PURSUANT  TO
 THE CLIMATE LEADERSHIP AND COMMUNITY PROTECTION ACT. SUCH LOANS SHALL BE
 FUNDED  FROM  MONEYS  MADE  AVAILABLE  PURSUANT TO APPROPRIATIONS BY THE
 AUTHORITY, AND OTHER SOURCES INCLUDING FUNDS FROM  THE  REGIONAL  GREEN-
 HOUSE GAS INITIATIVE (RGGI).
   2.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  POLICIES, PRACTICES, OR ORDERS BY THE PUBLIC
 SERVICE COMMISSION, INVESTOR-OWNED UTILITIES SUBJECT TO REGULATION UNDER
 THE PUBLIC SERVICE LAW MAY CONSTRUCT, MANAGE OR OWN THE  SOLAR  PROJECTS
 AND BATTERY OR OTHER TECHNOLOGY STORAGE SYSTEMS FUNDED THROUGH THE LOANS
 DEVELOPED UNDER THIS SECTION.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

S3166A - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1879-a, Pub Auth L; amd §6-104, Energy L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8200

S3166A - Summary

Creates a revolving loan fund through the New York state energy research and development authority for the purpose of building renewable energy storage systems scaled to function as microgrids to power housing owned by the New York city housing authority.

S3166A - Sponsor Memo

S3166A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3166--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 28, 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  authorities  law  and  the  energy  law,  in
   relation  to creating a revolving loan fund through the New York state
   energy research and development authority for the purpose of  building
   renewable  and energy storage systems scaled to function as microgrids
   to power housing owned by the New York city housing authority
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  This  act  shall  be known and may be cited as the "NYCHA
 microgrids development and revolving loan act".
   § 2. The public authorities law is amended by  adding  a  new  section
 1879-a to read as follows:
   §  1879-A.  NYCHA  MICROGRID  LOAN PROGRAM. 1. THE AUTHORITY IS HEREBY
 AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO ESTABLISH A REVOLVING LOAN FUND IN  ORDER  TO
 PROVIDE ZERO-PERCENT INTEREST LOANS TO THE NEW YORK CITY HOUSING AUTHOR-
 ITY  TO  FINANCE  ENERGY  SERVICES  FROM RENEWABLE SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS,
 BATTERY OR OTHER ZERO EMISSION TECHNOLOGY  STORAGE  SYSTEMS  AND/OR  ANY
 OTHER  RENEWABLE GENERATION SYSTEMS AS DEFINED IN SECTION SIXTY-SIX-P OF
 THE PUBLIC SERVICE LAW FOR THE PURPOSE OF IMPLEMENTING ANY  STATE  CLEAN
 ENERGY  STANDARD,  ALL OF WHICH ARE SCALED TO FUNCTION AS MICROGRIDS FOR
 HOUSING OWNED BY THE NEW YORK CITY HOUSING AUTHORITY. THE AUTHORITY,  IN
 COOPERATION WITH THE NEW YORK POWER AUTHORITY, SHALL ISSUE A COMPETITIVE
 REQUEST  FOR  PROPOSALS  FROM PROJECT DEVELOPERS THAT ARE NOT SUBJECT TO
 COST OF SERVICE RATEMAKING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF  THE
 RENEWABLE  SOLAR  ENERGY  SYSTEMS,  BATTERY  OR OTHER TECHNOLOGY STORAGE
 SYSTEMS AND/OR ANY OTHER RENEWABLE GENERATION SYSTEMS SCALED TO FUNCTION
 AS MICROGRIDS FOR NEW YORK CITY HOUSING AUTHORITY HOUSING.  SUCH  MICRO-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

S3166B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1879-a, Pub Auth L; amd §6-104, Energy L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8200

S3166B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a revolving loan fund through the New York state energy research and development authority for the purpose of building renewable energy storage systems scaled to function as microgrids to power housing owned by the New York city housing authority.

S3166B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3166B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3166--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 28, 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  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public  authorities  law and the energy law, in
   relation to creating a revolving loan fund through the New York  state
   energy  research and development authority for the purpose of building
   renewable and energy storage systems scaled to function as  microgrids
   to power housing owned by the New York city housing authority
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as  the  "NYCHA
 microgrids development and revolving loan act".
   §  2.  The  public  authorities law is amended by adding a new section
 1879-a to read as follows:
   § 1879-A. NYCHA MICROGRID LOAN PROGRAM. 1.  THE  AUTHORITY  IS  HEREBY
 AUTHORIZED  AND  DIRECTED TO ESTABLISH A REVOLVING LOAN FUND IN ORDER TO
 PROVIDE ZERO-PERCENT INTEREST LOANS TO THE NEW YORK CITY HOUSING AUTHOR-
 ITY TO FINANCE ENERGY SERVICES  FROM  RENEWABLE  SOLAR  ENERGY  SYSTEMS,
 BATTERY  OR  OTHER  ZERO  EMISSION TECHNOLOGY STORAGE SYSTEMS AND/OR ANY
 OTHER RENEWABLE GENERATION SYSTEMS AS DEFINED IN SECTION SIXTY-SIX-P  OF
 THE  PUBLIC  SERVICE LAW FOR THE PURPOSE OF IMPLEMENTING ANY STATE CLEAN
 ENERGY STANDARD, ALL OF WHICH ARE SCALED TO FUNCTION AS  MICROGRIDS  FOR
 HOUSING  OWNED BY THE NEW YORK CITY HOUSING AUTHORITY. THE AUTHORITY, IN
 COOPERATION WITH THE NEW YORK POWER AUTHORITY, SHALL ISSUE A COMPETITIVE
 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FROM PROJECT DEVELOPERS THAT ARE  NOT  SUBJECT  TO
 COST  OF SERVICE RATEMAKING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF THE
 RENEWABLE SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS, BATTERY OR OTHER ZERO EMISSION TECHNOLO-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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