HB 509 - AS INTRODUCED
HOUSE BILL 509
SPONSORS: Rep. Harrington, Straf. 18
COMMITTEE: Science, Technology and Energy
This bill requires the department of energy to implement a phase out of the minimum electric renewable portfolio standard over a 5-year period.
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Three
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
1 Renewable Portfolio Standard; Phase Out. Amend the introductory paragraph of RSA 362-F:3 to read as follows:
362-F:3 Minimum Electric Renewable Portfolio Standards. For each year specified in the table below, subject to the phase-out requirements of RSA 362-F:3-b, each provider of electricity shall obtain and retire certificates sufficient in number and class type to meet or exceed the following percentages of total megawatt-hours of electricity supplied by the provider to its end-use customers that year, except to the extent that the provider makes payments to the renewable energy fund under RSA 362-F:10, II:
2 New Section; Phase Out of Electric Renewable Portfolio Minimum Standard. Amend RSA 362-F by inserting after section 3-a the following new section:
362-F:3-b Phase Out of Minimum Electric Renewable Portfolio Standards. The department of energy shall implement a phase out of the minimum electric renewable portfolio standard requirements under RSA 362-F:3 by 2028. For each year after calendar year 2023, the department shall determine and administer a 20 percent reduction in the minimum percentages for renewable generation in each Class from the percentages applicable in 2023. Beginning in 2024, electric utilities may offer default service customers up to 100 percent qualified renewable resource generated power.
3 New Paragraph; Department of Energy Review and Report; Phase Out Provisions. Amend RSA 362-A:5 by inserting after paragraph IX the following new paragraph:
X. The required changes necessary for phasing out the minimum electric renewable portfolio standards as required by RSA 362-F:3-b.
4 Repeal; December 31, 2028. RSA 362-F:3, relative to the minimum electric renewable portfolio standards, is repealed.
I. Section 4 of this act shall take effect December 31, 2028.
II. The remainder of this act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.
|Feb. 13, 2023||House||Hearing|
|Feb. 21, 2023||House||Exec Session|
Sept. 5, 2023: Full Committee Work Session: 09/26/2023 01:00 pm LOB 302-304 HC 36
Feb. 21, 2023: Retained in Committee
Feb. 16, 2023: Executive Session: 02/21/2023 09:30 am LOB 302-304
Feb. 8, 2023: Public Hearing: 02/13/2023 10:00 am LOB 304
Jan. 11, 2023: Introduced (in recess of) 01/05/2023 and referred to Science, Technology and Energy HJ 3 P. 18