SB 801 Modifies provisions relating to the Renewable Energy Standard
Sponsor: Holsman
LR Number: 5724S.01I Fiscal Note not available
Committee: Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy and the Environment
Last Action: 2/19/2014 - Second Read and Referred S Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy and the Environment Committee Journal Page: S319
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Effective Date: August 28, 2014

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SB 801 - Currently, the Renewable Energy Standard requires that an electric utility's maximum average retail rate increase be calculated by estimating and comparing the electric utility's cost of compliance with least-cost renewable generation and the cost of continuing to generate or purchase electricity from entirely nonrenewable sources. This act requires that in making this calculation, the Public Service Commission may only use costs for capital projects after they have been placed into service and expenses that have been incurred and paid.

This act is similar to HB 1664 (2014).