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Senate Bill 0313


Senate Bill 0313

ARCHIVE (2010)

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DIGEST OF SB313 (Updated February 25, 2010 5:42 pm - DI 84)


Net metering; renewable electricity standard. Requires the utility regulatory commission (IURC) to adopt emergency rules amending the IURC's net metering and interconnection rules for electric utilities. Provides that the amended rules must: (1) make net metering available to all customer classes; (2) allow a net metering customer to interconnect to an electric utility's distribution facility a generating system that is sized to meet all or part of a customer's electric load; (3) allow a net metering customer to interconnect a generating facility that makes use of specified technologies; and (4) allow for customer meter aggregation. Provides that a rule adopted by the IURC to amend the IURC's net metering and interconnection rules may not make the net metering and interconnection rules apply to a cooperatively owned power supplier or a municipally owned utility. Provides that the existing rules are void to the extent they do not comply with the requirements for the amended rules. Requires the IURC to report to the regulatory flexibility committee on the IURC's progress in adopting the amended rules. Requires the IURC to include certain information in its annual report to the regulatory flexibility committee regarding the number of net metering customers, any safety incidents, and the cross subsidy impact of net metering to other ratepayers of each electric utility. Renewable electricity standard. Requires an electricity supplier to supply at least 4% of its electricity generated through wind power not later than December 31, 2014. Establishes the renewable energy resources fund to receive penalties paid by electricity suppliers that fail to supply electricity from renewable energy resources. Appropriates money in the fund.
    Current Status:
     In Conference Committee
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