General Services, Department of; purchase of electricity generated from renewable energy sources. (SB1023)

Introduced By

Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple (D-Arlington)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Department of General Services; Division of Engineering and Buildings; purchase of electricity generated from renewable energy sources. Requires that at least 15 percent of the total electricity purchased by state-owned buildings be electricity generated from renewable energy sources by 2020 pursuant to a phase-in schedule. The bill defines "renewable energy" as energy derived from sunlight, wind, falling water, sustainable biomass, energy from waste, wave motion, tides, and geothermal power and does not include energy derived from coal, oil, natural gas or nuclear power. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 074424844
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/18/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1023)