Bill Text: NH SB126 | 2017 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Relative to eligibility of hospitals with renewable energy projects for funds from the renewable energy fund.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2017-05-17 - Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass [SB126 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2017-SB126-Introduced.html

SB 126  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0944

06/04

 

SENATE BILL 126

 

AN ACT relative to eligibility of hospitals with renewable energy projects for funds from the renewable energy fund.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Rep. Shepardson, Ches. 10; Rep. Cali-Pitts, Rock. 30; Rep. Backus, Hills. 19; Rep. Oxenham, Sull. 1

 

COMMITTEE: Energy and Natural Resources

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires the public utilities commission to award funds from the renewable energy fund to hospitals with renewable energy projects.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0944

06/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to eligibility of hospitals with renewable energy projects for funds from the renewable energy fund.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Electric Renewable Energy Portfolio; Renewable Energy Fund.  Amend RSA 362-F:10, X to read as follows:

X.  Consistent with RSA 362-F:10, VI, the commission shall, over each 2-year period commencing July 1, 2010, reasonably balance overall amounts expended, allocated, or obligated from the fund, net of administrative expenditures, between residential and nonresidential sectors.  Funds from the renewable energy fund awarded to renewable projects in the residential sector shall be in approximate proportion to the amount of electricity sold at retail to that sector in New Hampshire, and the remaining funds from the renewable energy fund shall be awarded to projects in the nonresidential sector which include commercial, [and] industrial, and hospital sited renewable energy projects, existing generators, and developers of new commercial-scale renewable generation in New Hampshire.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

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