Bill Text - SB386 (2016)

Adding biodiesel to electric renewable energy sources.


Revision: May 23, 2016, midnight

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CHAPTER 122

SB 386 - FINAL VERSION

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04/28/2016   1698EBA

 

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\t\tMatter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

03/10/2016   0871s\t16-2946

04/28/2016   1698EBA\t06/01

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:

 

\t122:1  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 biodiesel, as defined in RSA 362-A:1-a, I-b, by any facility in New Hampshire, may be used to meet no more than 1/8 of a provider's nonthermal 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.

\t122:2  New Paragraph; Electric Renewable Portfolio Standard; Rulemaking.  Amend RSA 362-F:13 by inserting after paragraph VI-a the following new paragraph:

\t\tVI-b.  Establish procedures for the metering, verification, and reporting of useful thermal energy output for producers of biodiesel no later than December 31, 2017.

\t122:3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Approved: May 20, 2016

Effective Date: July 19, 2016

 

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