Bill Text - SB386 (2016)

Adding biodiesel to electric renewable energy sources.


Revision: Dec. 29, 2015, midnight

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SB 386  - AS INTRODUCED

 

2016 SESSION

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SENATE BILL\t386

 

AN ACT\tadding biodiesel to electric renewable energy sources.

 

SPONSORS:\tSen. Feltes, Dist 15; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Little, Dist 8; Sen. Sanborn, Dist 9; Sen. Birdsell, Dist 19; Sen. Stiles, Dist 24; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Sen. Woodburn, Dist 1; Rep. Ladd, Graf. 4; Rep. Borden, Rock. 24

 

COMMITTEE:\tEnergy And Natural Resources

 

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ANALYSIS

 

\tThis bill adds biodiesel to electric renewable energy classes.

 

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Explanation:\tMatter added to current law appears in bold italics.

\t\tMatter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

\t\tMatter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Sixteen

 

AN ACT\tadding biodiesel to electric renewable energy sources.

 

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

 

\t1  New Subparagraph; Electric Renewable Energy Classes.  Amend RSA 362-F:4, I by inserting after subparagraph (l) the following new subparagraph:

\t\t\t(m)  The production of useful thermal energy from biodiesel, as defined in RSA 362-A:1-a, I-b, produced by any facility that originally commenced operation prior to January 1, 2016, may be used to meet no more than 1/10 of a provider's class I requirements in any given year under RSA 362-F:3, provided all applicable air emission and water discharge standards are met by the facility producing the biodiesel, the facility producing the biodiesel can document the sale of the biodiesel into the thermal energy market, and there is documentation of end-user efficiency rating, or where such documentation is not practicable, assuming the average end-user efficiency rating by customer class.

\t2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

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