HB 3/LM (BR 465) - R. Adkins, T. Riner
AN ACT relating to the advancement of clean energy use and production.
Create new sections of KRS chapter 278 to define renewable energy resources and energy efficiency measures; set benchmarks for usage of efficiency measures, renewables and low-carbon resources; establish a market for clean energy certificates; permit deviation from the benchmarks under some circumstances; amend sections of KRS Chapter 42 to include renewable energy projects in the Bluegrass Turns Green program; amend sections of KRS chapter 154 to make energy storage and energy efficiency technology projects eligible to participate in Kentucky Alternative Fuel and Renewable Energy Fund Program; amend sections of KRS Chapter 154 to make facilities that make components or systems used in alternative fuel, gasification, renewable energy, or energy storage eligible to participate in the Incentives for Energy Independence Act; amend KRS 152.715 to include natural gas-derived liquid fuels in the definition of "alternative transportation fuels"; amend KRS 154.27-010, 154.27-020, and 154.27-060 to include natural gas or natural gas liquids as a permissible feedstock for an alternative transportation facility, and to establish a minimum investment level of $1,000,000 for such facilities; create a new section of KRS Chapter 143A to allow a severance tax credit for natural gas or natural gas liquids used as feedstock at an alternative transportation facility.
Mar 2-introduced in House
Mar 4-to Natural Resources & Environment (H)
Mar 5-posted in committee
Mar 17-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Natural Resources & Environment (H)