VA HB1285 | 2016 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-1)
Status: Introduced on January 20 2016 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2016-02-11 - Continued to 2017 in Commerce and Labor by voice vote
Pending: House Commerce and Labor Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Community energy programs. Authorizes investor-owned electric utilities and electric cooperatives to establish a community energy program with a community subscriber organization. Under a community energy program, community subscribers and community subscriber organizations may participate in community net energy metering with mutually agreed community subscriber payment rates and community subscriber credit rates. A community subscriber (i) acquires a subscription that entitles him to a proportional interest in a renewable energy generation facility and (ii) receives a credit on his electric utility bill based on the community subscriber credit rate multiplied by his share of the facility's output.

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Community energy programs; investor-owned electric utilities and electric cooperatives to establish.



2016-02-11HouseContinued to 2017 in Commerce and Labor by voice vote
2016-02-09HouseSubcommittee recommends continuing to 2017 by voice vote
2016-01-26HouseAssigned C & L sub: Special Subcommittee on Energy
2016-01-20HouseReferred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
2016-01-20HousePresented and ordered printed 16104410D

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