Electric utilities; energy efficiency programs, stakeholder process. (HB575)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Electric utilities; energy efficiency programs; stakeholder process. Requires the stakeholder process to be used by American Electric Power and Dominion Energy Virginia to provide input and feedback on compliance with any required incremental annual energy efficiency savings; recommended policy reforms by which the General Assembly or State Corporation Commission can ensure maximum and cost-effective deployment of energy efficiency technology across the Commonwealth; and best practices for evaluation, measurement, and verification for the purposes of assessing compliance with any required incremental annual energy efficiency savings. The measure also requires each utility's stakeholder process to include the participation of the Director of the Commission's Division of Public Utility Regulation and the relevant deputies and staff members of the Division who participate in approval and oversight of utility energy efficiency programs. Read the Bill »


02/24/2020: passed committee


01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101923D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/09/2020Impact statement from SCC (HB575)
01/14/2020Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #3
01/23/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
01/28/2020Reported from Labor and Commerce (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Read first time
01/31/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/03/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/03/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2020Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/24/2020Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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