Clean Energy Manufacturing Incentive Grant Fund; created. (HB2235)

Introduced By

Del. Shannon Valentine (D-Lynchburg)

Progress

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

Description

Clean Energy Manufacturing Incentive Grant Program. Repeals the Solar Photovoltaic Manufacturing Incentive Grant Program and creates a program to provide financial incentives to companies that manufacture or assemble equipment, systems, or products used to produce renewable energy, nuclear energy, or energy efficiency products. To be eligible for a grant, the manufacturer must make a capital investment greater than $50 million and create at least 200 full-time jobs. The program would be managed by the Director of the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/14/2009Committee
01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 093108812
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/27/2009Referred from Commerce and Labor
01/27/2009Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/28/2009Assigned App. sub: Economic Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources(Cox)
02/02/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2235)
02/05/2009Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/10/2009Left in Appropriations

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1215.

Comments

Robert J. Smith, III writes:

I would support an amended form of the bill that explicitly puts more emphasis on non-nuclear energy sources and also open the door for grid-related expansion efforts by green engineers and urban planners.