California - SB43 - 2012

Electricity: Green Tariff Shared Renewables Program.

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Electricity Generation

Added On: 03-30-2013
Updated On: 09-08-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsor: Jerry Hill (Democratic)





Actions (23)

  • 12-05-2016 - Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.
  • 12-06-2016 - From printer. May be acted upon on or after January 5.
  • 01-12-2017 - Referred to Com. on HEALTH.
  • 01-12-2017 - From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on HEALTH.
  • 01-31-2017 - From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on HEALTH.
  • 03-07-2017 - Set for hearing March 29.
  • 03-27-2017 - March 29 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author.
  • 03-28-2017 - Set for hearing April 5.
  • 03-30-2017 - April 5 hearing postponed by committee.
  • 03-31-2017 - Set for hearing April 19.
  • 04-05-2017 - From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on HEALTH.
  • 04-20-2017 - From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 9. Noes 0. Page 807.) (April 19). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
  • 05-01-2017 - Set for hearing May 8.
  • 05-03-2017 - May 8 hearing postponed by committee.
  • 05-04-2017 - Set for hearing May 15.
  • 05-15-2017 - May 15 hearing: Placed on APPR. suspense file.
  • 05-19-2017 - Set for hearing May 25.
  • 05-25-2017 - From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 7. Noes 0. Page 1176.) (May 25).
  • 05-26-2017 - Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
  • 05-30-2017 - Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 40. Noes 0. Page 1263.) Ordered to the Assembly.
  • 05-31-2017 - In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.
  • 06-08-2017 - Referred to Com. on HEALTH.
  • 07-11-2017 - July 11 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author.

Votes (4)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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No
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Passed
04-19-2017Do pass, but first be re-referred to the Committee on [Appropriations]SenateHealth900yes
05-15-2017Placed on suspense fileSenateHealth700yes
05-25-2017Do passSenateHealth700yes
05-30-2017Senate 3rd Reading SB43 Hill et alSenateHealth4000yes

Sponsors (6)

News (15)

California Shared Renewable Energy Bills Gain Momentum - Energy Collective
Published by theenergycollective.com
Tue, 11 Jun 2013 17:16:44 GMT

The author of SB 43, Senator Lois Wolk, worked late into the night to draft last-minute amendments that would address concerns expressed by both Senator Alex Padilla and several utilities. The concerns were about an issue that's been hounding the bill ...

Wolk's community green energy legislation sent to governor - Daily Democrat
Published by dailydemocrat.com
Sat, 14 Sep 2013 07:32:22 GMT

The Assembly voted Friday to approve Senate Bill 43, broadly-supported legislation by Senator Lois Wolk, D-Davis, and coauthor Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, to establish a program that would open access to clean and affordable renewable energy to millions of ... "SB 43 will not only meet the goals of California's current Renewables Portfolio Standard, it will bring much-needed clean energy into areas that need it most," said Strela Cervas with the California Environmental Justice Alliance.

California Shared Renewable Energy Bills Gain Momentum - Energy Collective
Published by theenergycollective.com
Tue, 11 Jun 2013 17:16:44 GMT

The author of SB 43, Senator Lois Wolk, worked late into the night to draft last-minute amendments that would address concerns expressed by both Senator Alex Padilla and several utilities. The concerns were about an issue that's been hounding the bill since its ... As currently written, each bill would generate about 500 MW of new clean energy, 6,500 jobs, $60M in new taxes, and $2B in economic activity -- all without a penny of state incentives. At some point, SB 43 and AB 1014 are expected to be reconciled into ...

New law will provide renewable energy to renters, small business
Published by dailydemocrat.com
Wed, 02 Oct 2013 04:28:20 -0700

SACRAMENTO -- After a three-year effort, renters, small businesses and millions of others utility customers throughout California will soon be able to utilize wind, solar, and other forms of clean and affordable renewable energy through their utility provider.

New bills could make California a leader in solar power
Published by salon.com
Mon, 16 Sep 2013 12:07:06 -0700

Advocates say California program will be larger than all other states' efforts combined

New bills could make California a leader in solar power
Published by salon.com.feedsportal.com
Mon, 16 Sep 2013 10:05:55 -0700

Advocates say California program will be larger than all other states' efforts combined        

Wolk's community green energy legislation sent to governor - Daily Democrat
Published by dailydemocrat.com
Sat, 14 Sep 2013 07:32:22 GMT

The Assembly voted Friday to approve Senate Bill 43, broadly-supported legislation by Senator Lois Wolk, D-Davis, and coauthor Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, to establish a program that would open access to clean and affordable renewable energy to millions of ... "SB 43 will not only meet the goals of California's current Renewables Portfolio Standard, it will bring much-needed clean energy into areas that need it most," said Strela Cervas with the California Environmental Justice Alliance.

The 600MW community power station program - Business Spectator
Published by businessspectator.com.au
Fri, 13 Sep 2013 00:59:58 GMT

... power station program. Silvio Marcacci 6 hours ago. Climate · Solar energy. A new program has been launched that will support 600MW of community solar for households in California, like renters who are unable to install these systems on their own homes. .... SB 43, also known as the “shared renewables” bill, passed the State Assembly and Senate yesterday, and now heads to Governor Jerry Brown for signature into law. The bill immediately creates the largest shared renewables program in the US and could ...

California Passes 600MW Shared Renewables Program - CleanTechnica
Published by cleantechnica.com
Thu, 12 Sep 2013 23:03:03 GMT

SB 43, also known as the “shared renewables” bill, passed the State Assembly and Senate yesterday, and now heads to Governor Jerry Brown for signature into law. The bill immediately creates the largest shared renewables program in the US and could ...

Calif. opens solar power to renters, schools and those with homes in shade - Environment & Energy Publishing
Published by eenews.net
Thu, 12 Sep 2013 15:31:45 GMT

California's Legislature yesterday approved the nation's largest program for shared renewable power, allowing renters, schools, cities and many others to invest in green energy projects. The Assembly passed S.B. 43 from Sen. Lois Wolk (D), and the Senate subsequently signed off on ... energy through their utility," Wolk said in a statement. "The bill will create thousands of jobs and encourage more investment in an important sector of our state's economy, while helping the state to meet its renewable energy goals.".

Clean Energy For All: California Advances Pioneering Shared Renewables Bill - ThinkProgress
Published by thinkprogress.org
Mon, 01 Jul 2013 16:38:05 GMT

California is already leading the nation in the transition to a clean economy and now the state's legislators are looking to further cement that status. Last week, the California Assembly Utilities and Commerce Committee overwhelmingly approved SB 43, ...

K&L Gates | California Proposed Shared Renewables Program - Linex Legal (registration) (press release)
Published by ca.linexlegal.com
Thu, 09 May 2013 15:18:45 GMT

California Proposed Shared Renewables Program. Source: K&L Gates. On April 30, 2013, the California Senate Energy Committee voted 6-4 in favor of the “Shared Renewable Energy Self-Generation Program,” introduced as California Senate Bill 43(SB 43).

US Solar 2013 Halftime Update: Victories and Ongoing Initiatives
Published by renewableenergyworld.com
Thu, 16 May 2013 08:34:57 -0700

2013 is nearly halfway through, so we'd like to share an update of Vote Solar initiatives and notable industry happenings from net metering to innovative financing.

Committee OKs Wolk bill to increase consumer access to renewable energy
Published by dailydemocrat.com
Sun, 05 May 2013 00:58:53 -0700

SACRAMENTO -- State Sen. Lois Wolk's legislation to provide millions of consumers in California with the opportunity to utilize clean and affordable renewable energy earned the support of the Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee.

Wolk gun violence prevention, renewable energy bills advance
Published by dailydemocrat.com
Sat, 25 May 2013 00:40:35 -0700

SACRAMENTO -- The Senate's Appropriations Committee gave its fiscal stamp of approval to four measures Thursday to provide millions of consumers in California with access to clean, affordable renewable energy.