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House Bill 1116

House Bill 1116

ARCHIVE (2002)

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DIGEST OF HB1116 (Updated February 28, 2002 12:24 PM - DI 84)

Energy utilities. Provides that the IURC has jurisdiction over certain merchant power plants. Encourages: (1) new energy generating facilities in Indiana that use clean coal technology and are fueled using Illinois Basin coal resources; (2) advanced technologies that reduce regulated air emissions from existing generating plants; (3) projects to provide electric transmission facilities; (4) projects to develop alternative energy sources, including renewable energy projects; and (5) the purchase by energy utilities of fuels produced by coal gasification facilities in Indiana. Directs the IURC to encourage clean coal and energy projects through financial incentives. Directs the state utility forecasting group to conduct an annual study on the use, availability, and economics of using renewable energy resources in Indiana and to submit a report of its findings to the IURC.

Current Status:
In Conference Committee
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