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HB 562 (BR 2040) - T. Pullin, S. Riggs, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to distributed generation of electricity.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 278 to create feed-in tariffs, set by the Public Service Commission, for sources of renewable electric generation; direct the commission to set a standard rate for each source of renewable electricity; amend KRS 278.465 and 278.466 to increase the allowable capacity of a customer generation unit from 30 kilowatts to 50 kilowatts and to raise the amount of net-metering permissible for each retail electric supplier before it can petition the commission to limit new net metering.

HB 562 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS - Retain original provisions; delete language referring to cost recovery; amend KRS 278.465 to increase rated capacity of eligible facility from 30 to 75 kilowatts and provide that customer-generators shall be paid for electricity fed back to the grid in excess of that used by the customer during the billing period; make technical corrections.

     HFA (1, T. Pullin) - Amend KRS 278.466 by deleting references to credits which HB 562 would change to payments.

     Mar 1-introduced in House
     Mar 2-to Natural Resources & Environment (H)
     Mar 4-posted in committee
     Mar 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute ; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 12-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 15-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 16, 2010
     Mar 16-3rd reading, passed 98-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1) ; received in Senate
     Mar 17-to Judiciary (S)

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