Connecticut - SB 106 - 2017

Concerning zero-carbon electric generating facilities and achieving connecticut's greenhouse gas emissions mandated levels.

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Electricity Generation

Added On: 02-10-2017
Updated On: 05-23-2017
Status: Introduced
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Actions (19)

  • 01-13-2017 - REF. TO JOINT COMM. ON Energy and Technology
  • 01-31-2017 - Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing
  • 02-02-2017 - PUBLIC HEARING 0207
  • 03-02-2017 - Vote to Draft
  • 03-13-2017 - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
  • 03-14-2017 - REF. TO JOINT COMM. ON Energy and Technology
  • 03-21-2017 - Joint Favorable Substitute
  • 03-22-2017 - FILED WITH LCO
  • 03-31-2017 - REFERRED TO Office of Legislative Research AND Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/05/17
  • 04-06-2017 - FILE NO. 468
  • 04-06-2017 - SENATE CALENDAR NUMBER 242
  • 04-06-2017 - FAV. RPT., TAB. FOR CAL., SEN.
  • 04-06-2017 - RPTD. OUT OF LCO
  • 05-03-2017 - REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON Appropriations
  • 05-08-2017 - Joint Favorable
  • 05-09-2017 - RPTD. OUT OF LCO
  • 05-09-2017 - NO NEW FILE BY COMM. ON Appropriations
  • 05-09-2017 - FILED WITH LCO
  • 05-09-2017 - FAV. RPT., TAB. FOR CAL., SEN.

News (10)

Connecticut girds for nuclear power debate as critics line up against Millstone support bill - Utility Dive
Published by utilitydive.com
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:26:20 GMT

In 2016, the Connecticut Senate passed SB 344, which would have allowed nuclear plants to bid into state RFPs as a renewable resource, but the bill did not make it through the state's House of Representatives. Legislators in the state are ... 7 ...

2 Connecticut energy bills aim to help Millstone owner, spur fuel cell use - New Haven Register
Published by nhregister.com
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 03:28:42 GMT

Connecticut has some of the highest energy costs in the country, so the subject is never far from the minds of state lawmakers. Two of the pieces of energy-related legislation getting much of the attention in Hartford are Senate Bill 106 and House Bill ...

AARP, Consumer & Environmental Groups Oppose Senate Bill Awarding Special Deals for Dominion Resources - Norwalk Plus Magazine
Published by norwalkplus.com
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:01:13 GMT

ConnPIRG State Director Kate Cohen said, "This bill would boost profits for Dominion on the backs of ratepayers, all the while propping up old dirty technologies and undercutting renewable energy like wind and solar in the process. Instead ... Claire ...

PJM watchdog joins lawsuit against nuclear subsidies - E&E News
Published by eenews.net
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:29:34 GMT

In Connecticut, lawmakers are considering a bill, S.B. 106, that would treat Dominion Resources Inc.'s Millstone Nuclear Power Station as a renewable resource. The bill would allow Dominion to bypass the wholesale electricity market operated by ISO New ...

Millstone to Enter FCA 12; No Closure Likely Before 2022 - RTO Insider
Published by rtoinsider.com
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 00:03:41 GMT

In March, Connecticut legislators unveiled a bill that would allow Millstone, the state's only nuclear generator, to bid into the state procurement process now reserved for renewable energy resources. ... “The dirty fossil fuel generators who oppose CT ...

Group says Millstone bill would do nothing but enrich owners - New Haven Register
Published by nhregister.com
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 02:24:25 GMT

A third-party economic study released by Stop The Millstone Payout, one of the groups opposing legislation to support the Waterford-based nuclear plant, claims if Senate Bill 106 becomes law, Connecticut ratepayers would be responsible for paying up to ...

How Connecticut's nuclear bill could open a new front in the plant subsidy debate - Utility Dive
Published by utilitydive.com
Mon, 03 Apr 2017 14:13:37 GMT

The Connecticut bill designed to offer a lifeline to the state's sole nuclear power plant, Dominion Energy's 2,110-MW Millstone in Waterford, is moving forward. The bill appears to have gained strong ... The Senate's unanimous passage of SB 344 last ...

In nuke debate, clash over cost, competition - Hartford Business
Published by hartfordbusiness.com
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 09:52:41 GMT

Much of a four-hour public hearing Tuesday was spent debating a proposal that aims to benefit Connecticut's sole nuclear power plant. Millstone Power Station's owner, Dominion, has ... The potential details of S.B. 106 remained vague Tuesday. The bill ...

Industry sees 'snowball effect' in NY, Ill. policy wins - E&E News
Published by eenews.net
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 15:22:26 GMT

The Connecticut General Assembly Energy and Technology Committee on Tuesday held a hearing on S.B. 106. While specific language hasn't been filed, it's expected to be similar to a bill last year that would have allowed Dominion's Millstone Nuclear ...

Connecticut lawmakers prepare legislation to support Millstone nuclear plant - Utility Dive
Published by utilitydive.com
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 14:34:49 GMT

The Connecticut legislation is expected to be similar to a bill introduced last year in the state's General Assembly that was passed by the Senate but failed to make it through the House of Representatives. That bill would have let nuclear power ...