Electric utilities; advanced renewable energy buyers. (HB1907)

Introduced By

Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), and Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Electric utilities; advanced renewable energy buyers. Provides that certain accelerated renewable energy buyers that are customers of Dominion Energy Virginia and had subscribed to, as of March 1, 2020, a voluntary companion experimental tariff offering for the purchase of renewable attributes from renewable energy facilities that requires a renewable facilities agreement and the purchase of a minimum of 2,000 renewable attributes annually is exempt from the allocation of the net costs related to procurement of new solar or onshore wind generation capacity, energy, or environmental attributes, or energy storage facilities, by Dominion Energy Virginia. The exemption is based on the amount of Renewable Energy Certificates associated with the customer's renewable facilities agreements associated with the tariff offering in proportion to the customer's total electric energy consumption, on an annual basis. Read the Bill »


03/18/2021: signed by governor


01/08/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100988D
01/08/2021Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/14/2021Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #3
01/15/2021Impact statement from SCC (HB1907)
01/25/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 2-N)
01/26/2021Reported from Labor and Commerce (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2021Read first time
01/28/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2021Read third time and passed House (73-Y 25-N)
01/29/2021VOTE: Passage (73-Y 25-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2021Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2021Assigned C&L sub: Energy
02/15/2021Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Read third time
02/18/2021Passed Senate (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1907ER)
02/22/2021Signed by President
02/23/2021Impact statement from SCC (HB1907ER)
02/24/2021Signed by Speaker
02/25/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 25, 2021
02/25/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/18/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 140 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0140)