VA SB532 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 7 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-03 - Incorporated by Commerce and Labor
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Third-party power purchase agreements. Exempts sellers under third-party power purchase agreements from being defined as a public utility, public service corporation, public service company, or electric utility solely because of the sale of electricity or ownership or operation of a distributed generation facility. The measure provides that the sale of electricity generated at a distributed energy facility by a person that is not a public utility, public service corporation, or public service company to a customer that is purchasing or leasing the distributed energy facility under the terms of a third-party power purchase agreement does not constitute the retail sale of electricity. The measure proscribes State Corporation Commission regulation of the sale of electric energy that is generated on site by a distributed generation facility pursuant to a third-party power purchase agreement. The measure also repeals the pilot program initially enacted in 2013 that authorized Dominion Energy to enter into certain third-party power purchase agreements providing financing of certain renewable generation facilities.

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Third-party power purchase agreements; regulation of retail sales of electricity under agreements.


Roll Calls

2020-02-03 - Senate - Senate: Incorporated by Commerce and Labor (Y: 12 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-02-03SenateIncorporated by Commerce and Labor
2020-01-23SenateAssigned C&L sub: Energy
2020-01-07SenateReferred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
2020-01-07SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102819D

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