Energy Efficiency Programs; created. (SB1452)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Energy efficiency programs. Imposes a $1 per month surcharge on rates for retail customers of investor-owned electric utilities and distribution electric cooperatives. The moneys generated from the charge will be deposited in the Energy Efficiency Fund, which shall be administered by a program administrator selected by the State Corporation Commission subject to the approval of the Governor. The program administrator is charged with developing energy efficiency plans and, if approved by the SCC, implementing such plans. The SCC shall approve a proposed energy efficiency plan if it is consistent with energy objectives of the Virginia Energy Plan. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/20/2009Presented and ordered printed 090104293
01/20/2009Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/23/2009Assigned C&L sub: Utilities
01/30/2009Impact statement from SCC (SB1452)
02/09/2009Passed by in Commerce and Labor with letter (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Subject matter referred by letter to the Comm. on Energy & Environ. pursuant to Senate Rule 20 (L)