Renewable energy; establishment of mandatory portfolio standard program for State, report. (SJ331)

Introduced By

Sen. Ralph Northam (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Study; mandatory renewable energy portfolio standard program; report. Directs the Commission on Electric Utility Regulation to study the establishment of a mandatory renewable energy portfolio standard program for the Commonwealth. The study will (i) address issues associated with transitioning from the existing voluntary renewable energy portfolio standard program to a mandatory program, (ii) determine the costs and benefits that would be associated with requiring electric utilities to meet varying levels of renewable energy portfolio standard goals, (iii) recommend measures to address electric utilities that do not meet the program's goals, and (iv) determine if it is feasible and advisable to require that all electric utilities in Virginia participate in a mandatory renewable energy portfolio standard program. Read the Bill »


02/01/2013: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/09/2013Presented and ordered printed
01/09/2013Presented and ordered printed 13102572D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Rules
02/01/2013Passed by indefinitely in Rules

Duplicate Bills

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