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Introduced House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Community solar facility program. Requires each electric utility other than a municipally owned utility or a rural electric membership corporation (electricity provider) to biennially establish, or issue a request for third party proposals to establish, at least five community solar facilities, in which customers of the electricity provider: (1) subscribe to pay for and receive a specified amount of electricity generated by the community solar facility; and (2) are credited by the electricity provider in each billing cycle for the amount of electricity from the community solar facility for which the customer subscribes. Establishes a process for: (1) solicitation and Community solar facility program. Requires each electric utility other than a municipally owned utility or a rural electric membership corporation (electricity provider) to biennially establish, or issue a request for third party proposals to establish, at least five community solar facilities, in which customers of the electricity provider: (1) subscribe to pay for and receive a specified amount of electricity generated by the community solar facility; and (2) are credited by the electricity provider in each billing cycle for the amount of electricity from the community solar facility for which the customer subscribes. Establishes a process for: (1) solicitation and selection of proposals by an electricity provider for the construction, ownership, and operation of community solar facilities in the electricity provider's service area; (2) submission of a community solar facility project plan by each electricity provider to the Indiana utility regulatory commission (commission); and (3) review and approval of submitted community solar facility project plans by the commission. ... View more