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SB 83 (BR 1250) - E. Harris, W. Blevins Jr.

     AN ACT relating to net metering of electricity.
     Amend KRS 278.465 to add wind, water, or other renewable energy sources to eligible sources of customer-generated electricity.


     HFA (1, T. Pullin) - Include biomass and biogas as sources of net-metered energy; increase rated capacity of generating units from 15 to 50 kilowatts; require PSC to develop guidelines for interconnection and net metering by retail electric suppliers; require suppliers to file tariff complying with guidelines.

     HFA (2, T. Pullin) - Amend KRS 278.466 to increase the cap on accommodating customer generators from one tenth of one percent to one percent of the supplier's single hour peak load.

     CCR - Conference committee could not agree

     FCCR - Add biomass and biogas to list of fuels in definition of "eligible electric generating facility"; increase maximum rated capacity of such facilities from 15 to 30 kilowatts; amend KRS 278.466 to increase percentage of peak load beyond which suppliers may petition PSC to limit additional customer-generators; require suppliers to carry forward net-metered credits for the life of the customer-generator's account; require customer-generator to pay for any interconnection upgrade; amend KRS 278.467 to require the PSC to develop interconnection and net-metering guidelines and require retail electric suppliers to file tariffs complying with those guidelines.

     Jan 15-introduced in Senate
     Jan 17-to Agriculture & Natural Resources (S)
     Jan 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Jan 25-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 29-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, January 30, 2008
     Jan 30-3rd reading, passed 35-0
     Jan 31-received in House
     Feb 5-to Tourism Development & Energy (H)
     Mar 4-posted in committee
     Mar 6-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 7-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 12-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 13, 2008
     Mar 21-floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 25-floor amendment (2) filed
     Mar 28-3rd reading, passed 96-0 with floor amendments (1) and (2) ; received in Senate
     Apr 1-to Rules (S); posted for passage for concurrence in House floor amendments (1) and (2) ; Senate refused to concur in House floor amendments (1) and (2)
     Apr 2-received in House; to Rules (H); taken from Rules; posted for passage for receding from House floor amendments (1) and (2) ; House refused to recede from floor amendments (1) and (2) ; Conference Committee appointed in House and Senate; Free Conference Committee appointed in Senate
     Apr 15-Conference Committee report filed in House and Senate; Conference Committee report adopted in House and Senate; Free Conference Committee appointed in House; Free Conference Committee report filed in House; Free Conference Committee report adopted in House; Bill passed 94-0; Free Conference Committee report adopted in Senate; passed 37-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 24-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 138)

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