Renewable energy power purchase agreements; pilot programs. (SB1460)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)

Progress

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

Description

Renewable energy power purchase agreements; pilot programs. Makes any educational institution eligible to participate in Appalachian Power Company's pilot program for certain third party power purchase agreements. With respect to Dominion Power's pilot program, the measure increases from 50 megawatts to 150 megawatts the aggregated capacity of all solar-powered or wind-powered generation facilities that are subject to the third party power purchase agreements. With respect to Appalachian Power Company's pilot program, the measure increases from seven megawatts to 21 megawatts the aggregated capacity of all solar-powered or wind-powered generation facilities that are subject to the third party power purchase agreements. The measure also increases from one megawatt to three megawatts the maximum size of any generation facility that is subject to the third party power purchase agreement. The measure also (i) repeals the sunset clause applicable to the pilot program in effect for Dominion Energy and (ii) authorizes the State Corporation Commission to update its relevant regulations. Read the Bill »

Status

01/08/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Commerce and Labor Committee

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102468D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/14/2019Impact statement from SCC (SB1460)

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