Montana - HB 34 - 2017

Increasing the cap on net metering for certain customer-generators...

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Electricity Generation

Added On: 02-10-2017
Updated On: 06-09-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: Daniel Zolnikov (House/Republican)





Actions (20)

  • 09-13-2016 - Draft Request Received
  • 10-12-2016 - Draft in Legal Review
  • 10-12-2016 - Draft to Requester for Review
  • 10-25-2016 - Draft in Edit
  • 10-26-2016 - Draft to Drafter - Edit Review [CMD]
  • 10-28-2016 - Draft in Input/Proofing
  • 11-07-2016 - Draft in Assembly
  • 11-07-2016 - Executive Director Review
  • 11-07-2016 - Bill Draft Text Available Electronically
  • 11-07-2016 - Draft in Final Drafter Review
  • 11-09-2016 - Pre-Introduction Letter Sent
  • 11-10-2016 - Pre-Introduction Letter Sent
  • 11-30-2016 - Introduced Bill Text Available Electronically
  • 11-30-2016 - Introduced
  • 12-07-2016 - Referred to Committee
  • 01-02-2017 - First Reading
  • 01-09-2017 - Hearing
  • 02-03-2017 - Tabled in Committee
  • 03-01-2017 - Missed Deadline for General Bill Transmittal
  • 04-28-2017 - Died in Standing Committee

News (3)

Net Metering Bills Get First Hearing - MTPR
Published by mtpr.org
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 17:46:27 GMT

As more solar panels go up on homes and businesses across the state, lawmakers in Helena are debating the economic incentives for doing so. Buying solar panels isn't cheap, and it's an investment that Norman Mullen, who lives in Helena, ... His bill is ...

Battle expected over net metering bills in 2017 Legislature - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
Published by bozemandailychronicle.com
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 12:06:09 GMT

Besides Zolnikov's bill, several other bills to either boost or limit renewable energy have already been requested for the 2017 legislative session. For example, net metering supporters also expect a bill to protect current producers from cuts in the ...

Montana bill to grandfather net metering reels in utility and solar support - Utility Dive
Published by utilitydive.com
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:35:14 GMT

A second bill did not have such as easy time. HB 34, also sponsored by Zolnikov, would increase the net metering cap to 250 kW from 50 kW for government buildings, including cities, counties, school districts, state agencies, universities, tribal ...

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