Renewable energy; expands definition. (HB645)

Introduced By

Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Renewable energy.  Expands the definition of renewable energy to include landfill gas. The measure also provides that the RPS Goals under the renewable energy portfolio standard program may be composed of renewable thermal energy equivalents. A renewable thermal energy equivalent is the thermal energy output from a renewable-fueled combined heat and power generation facility that is (i) constructed, or renovated and improved, after January 1, 2012, (ii) located in the Commonwealth, and (iii) utilized in industrial processes other than the combined heat and power generation facility, where thermal energy is expressed as an equivalent number of megawatt hours. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103348D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/17/2012Assigned C & L sub: Special Subcommittee on Energy
01/19/2012Stricken from docket by Commerce and Labor

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB232 and SB492.