Utility Facilities Act; renewable energy facilities. (SB324)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Utility Facilities Act; renewable energy facilities. Excludes from the definition of a public utility any company if it is not organized as a public service company and if it generates and distributes renewable electric energy from a small generation facility of not more than 50 megawatts. The measure exempts such companies from the requirements of the Utility Facilities Act. Amends § 56-265.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


  • 01/08/2008 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 084707340
  • 01/08/2008 Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
  • 01/28/2008 Continued to 2009 in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/05/2008 Impact statement from SCC (SB324)


Va. Conservation Network, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

Energy - Oppose