senate Bill S6919

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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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee


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May 20, 2021 referred to energy and telecommunications

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S6919 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7703
Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §66-j, Pub Serv L

S6919 (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.

S6919 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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