Voltage regulation technologies; electric utilities to recover costs and earn 15 percent rate. (SB344)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Installation of voltage regulation technologies; recovery of costs.  Allows electric utilities to recover the costs and to earn a 15 percent rate of return on investments in certain voltage regulation technologies. To qualify for this treatment, a voltage regulation device shall reduce energy consumption, improve grid efficiency, raise or lower voltage dynamically and be 99 percent or more efficient across at least 90 percent of the load curve. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102539D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/21/2010Impact statement from SCC (SB344)
02/15/2010Continued to 2011 in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
12/02/2010Left in Commerce and Labor