Electric utilities; municipal net energy metering. (HB396)

Introduced By

Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
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Became Law


Electric utilities; municipal net energy metering. Makes various changes to the pilot program for municipal net energy metering. The bill (i) provides that a municipality that contracts with a third party to own or operate an electrical generation facility may qualify as a municipal customer-generator under the pilot program; (ii) increases the cap on the amount of generating capacity of the generating facilities that are the subject of a pilot program conducted by a Phase II Utility from 25 megawatts to 500 megawatts; (iii) provides that a municipality includes park authorities; (iv) provides that the credit offset associated with an account includes 85 percent of the transmission and distribution charges and that the credit includes all applicable rate adjustment clauses and non-bypassable charges; (v) provides that municipalities are responsible for demonstrated administrative costs; and (vi) revises the current six-year duration of any pilot program approved by the Commission to six years or until July 1, 2028, whichever is later. Read the Bill »


01/11/2022: In Committee


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103298D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Energy

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