Clean Energy Manufacturing Incentive Grant Fund; created. (SB1215)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath) with support from co-patron Del. Shannon Valentine (D-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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 »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 093109812
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/02/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1215)
02/02/2009Rereferred from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2009Rereferred to Finance
02/05/2009Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Placed on Calendar
02/13/2009Read first time
02/13/2009Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/17/2009Reported from Commerce and Labor (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2009Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/28/2009Left in Appropriations

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2235.


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.