HB1102

2013 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Qualifying Biomass

Sponsored by:

Delegate Olszewski

Status:

In the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters


Synopsis:Limiting the eligibility of qualifying biomass as a Tier 1 renewable source for the purposes of the renewable energy portfolio standard to qualifying biomass used at a generation unit that started commercial operation on or after a specified date and that achieves a total system efficiency of 65% or more; providing that qualifying biomass used at a generation unit that started commercial operation on or before a specified date or that achieves not more than 65% of total system efficiency is eligible as a Tier 2 renewable source; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Olszewski, Schuh, Barnes, Braveboy, Burns, Feldman, Haddaway-Riccio, Hucker, Jameson, Kramer, Love, Minnick, and S. Robinson
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0684
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Committee(s):
Economic Matters  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Utility Regulation
Narrow Subject(s):Alternative Energy Sources
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Energy Matters -see also- Alt Energy Res; Fuel; Power Plants
Fuel -see also- Coal
Trees
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water
Statutes:Article - Public Utilities
(7-701, 7-704)

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October 29, 2013 9:40 P.M.