Bill Summary for H 589 (2017-2018)

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Apr 5 2017

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View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
House Bill 589 (Public) Filed Wednesday, April 5, 2017
AN ACT TO REFORM NORTH CAROLINA'S APPROACH TO INTEGRATION OF RENEWABLE ELECTRICITY GENERATION THROUGH AMENDMENT OF LAWS RELATED TO ENERGY POLICY AND TO ENACT THE DISTRIBUTED RESOURCES ACCESS ACT.
Intro. by Szoka, Arp, Watford.

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Amends GS 62-133.8 (Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard). Adds new subsection (l) to require an owner, including an electric power supplier, of each renewable energy facility or new renewable energy facility that intends for renewable energy certificates it earns to be eligible for use by an electric power supplier to comply with the statute to register the facility with the Utilities Commission. Provides that the requirement applies whether or not the facility is required to obtain a certificate of public convenience and necessity pursuant to GS 62-110.1. Directs the described owner to file a registration statement in the form prescribed by the Commission and remit the Commission the fee pursuant to GS 63-300(a)(16).

Amends GS 62-300(a) to add new subsection (16), setting a $250 fee for each registration statement for a renewable energy facility or new renewable energy facility filed pursuant to GS 62-133.8(l), and subsection (17), setting a $50 fee for each report of proposed construction filed by the owner of an electric generating facility that is exempt from the certification requirements of GS 62-110.1(a).

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