Bill Details - SB168 (2019)

SB 168  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-1090

06/01

 

SENATE BILL 168

 

AN ACT relative to class 2 obligations under the electric renewable portfolio standards.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Feltes, Dist 15; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Rep. Oxenham, Sull. 1

 

COMMITTEE: Energy and Natural Resources

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill increases the renewable portfolio standard requirements for new solar energy from 2019 through 2025.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-1090

06/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to class 2 obligations under the electric renewable portfolio standards.

 

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

 

1  Electric Renewable Portfolio Standard; Minimum Standards.  Amend the footnote to RSA 362-F:3 to read as follows:

*Class I increases an additional 0.9 percent per year from 2015 through 2025.  A set percentage of the class I totals shall be satisfied annually by the acquisition of renewable energy certificates from qualifying renewable energy technologies producing useful thermal energy as defined in RSA 362-F:2, XV-a.  The set percentage shall be 0.4 percent in 2014, 0.6 percent in 2015, 0.8 percent in 2016, and increased annually by 0.2 percent per year from 2017 through 2023, after which it shall remain unchanged.  Class II shall increase to 0.5 percent beginning in 2018, [0.6] 1.2 percent beginning in 2019, [and 0.7] 1.9 percent beginning in 2020, 2.6 percent beginning in 2021, 3.3 percent beginning in 2022, 4.0 percent beginning in 2023, 4.7 percent beginning in 2024, and 5.4 percent beginning in 2025, otherwise classes II-IV shall remain at the same percentages from 2015 through 2025 except as provided in RSA 362-F:4, V-VI.

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

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and Referred to Energy and Natural Resources; SJ 4
March 12, 2019 Hearing: 03/12/2019, Room 103, SH, 10:00 am; SC 13

Action Dates

Date Body Type
March 12, 2019 Senate Hearing

Bill Text Revisions

SB168 Revision: 5168 Date: Jan. 22, 2019, 8:43 a.m.