S.B. 166





Chief Sponsor: Mark B. Madsen

House Sponsor: Stephen G. Handy

             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill amends the Renewable Energy Contracts part.
             10      Highlighted Provisions:
             11          This bill:
             12          .    amends the definition of "renewable energy facility" for purposes of the Renewable
             13      Energy Contracts part to include a provision requiring a renewable energy source to
             14      be located in the state; and
             15          .    makes technical and conforming changes.
             16      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             17          None
             18      Other Special Clauses:
             19          None
             20      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             21      AMENDS:
             22           54-17-801 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2013, Chapter 278
             24      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             25          Section 1. Section 54-17-801 is amended to read:
             26           54-17-801. Definitions.
             27          As used in this part:

             28          (1) "Contract customer" means a person who executes or will execute a renewable
             29      energy contract with a qualified utility.
             30          (2) "Qualified utility" means an electric corporation that serves more than 200,000
             31      retail customers in the state.
             32          (3) "Renewable energy contract" means a contract under this part for the delivery of
             33      electricity from one or more renewable energy facilities to a contract customer requiring the use
             34      of a qualified utility's transmission or distribution system to deliver the electricity from a
             35      renewable energy facility to the contract customer.
             36          (4) "Renewable energy facility":
             37          (a) except as provided in Subsection (4)(b), [has the same meaning as] means a
             38      renewable energy source defined in Section 54-17-601 that is located in the state; and
             39          (b) does not include an electric generating facility whose costs have been included in a
             40      qualified utility's rates as a facility providing electric service to the qualified utility's system.

Legislative Review Note
    as of 1-23-14 1:48 PM

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