DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Various utility matters. Requires the utility regulatory commission (IURC) to consider in the rate base of a public utility that complies with certain renewable energy standards (RES) one-half of any capital expenditures made by the public utility to extend gas or electric service to a customer that produces biofuels. Requires the IURC to provide certain financial incentives for implementing electric line facilities projects to electricity suppliers that comply with a certain RES. Requires electricity suppliers to comply with an RES by specified dates. Provides that an electricity supplier that does not comply with a higher RES is not eligible for certain financial incentives related to renewable energy development. Requires the IURC to encourage the use of American made products in certain utility programs.