New Hampshire - SB 129 - 2017

Requiring a portion of the renewable energy fund to benefit low to moderate income residential customers and relative to electric renewable energy classes and relative to the class rate for biomass.

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Added On: 02-10-2017
Updated On: 09-02-2017
Status: Enacted
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Actions (24)

  • 01-24-2017 - Introduced 01/19/2017 and Referred to Energy and Natural Resources; SJ 5
  • 02-07-2017 - Hearing: 02/14/2017, Room 103, SH, 09:45 am; SC 10
  • 02-08-2017 - Hearing: 02/14/2017, Room 103, SH, 09:45 am, on proposed amendment # 2017-0377s; SC 10
  • 03-08-2017 - Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0770s, 03/16/2017; SC 14
  • 03-16-2017 - Sen. Bradley Floor Amendment # 2017-0853s, AA, VV; 03/16/2017; SJ 9
  • 03-16-2017 - Ought to Pass with Amendments 2017-0770s and 2017-0853s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 03/16/2017; SJ 9
  • 03-16-2017 - Committee Amendment # 2017-0770s, AA, VV; 03/16/2017; SJ 9
  • 03-21-2017 - Introduced 03/09/2017 and referred to Science, Technology and Energy HJ 10 P. 76
  • 04-04-2017 - Public Hearing: 04/11/2017 01:30 PM LOB 302-304
  • 04-25-2017 - ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 05/09/2017 01:30 PM LOB 304
  • 04-25-2017 - Full Committee Work Session: 05/09/2017 10:00 AM LOB 304
  • 05-10-2017 - Full Committee Work Session: 05/16/2017 10:00 AM LOB 304
  • 05-18-2017 - Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate
  • 05-18-2017 - Executive Session: 05/18/2017 LOB 304
  • 05-18-2017 - Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-1818h for 06/01/2017 (Vote 17-4; RC) HC 26 P. 18
  • 06-01-2017 - Amendment # 2017-1818h: AA VV 06/01/2017
  • 06-01-2017 - Ought to Pass with Amendment 1818h: MA DV 222-84 06/01/2017
  • 06-01-2017 - Lay on Table (Rep. Harrington): MF RC 90-217 06/01/2017
  • 06-08-2017 - Sen. Avard Moved to Concur with the House Amendment, MA, VV; 06/08/2017; SJ 19
  • 06-20-2017 - Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2017-2374e: AA VV 06/08/2017
  • 06-21-2017 - Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2017-2374e Adopted, VV, (In recess of 06/08/2017); SJ 20
  • 06-27-2017 - Enrolled 06/22/2017
  • 06-27-2017 - Enrolled (In recess 06/22/2017); SJ 20
  • 07-12-2017 - Law Without Signature 07/11/2017; Chapter 0226; Effective 07/11/2017; Art 44, Pt II, NH Constitution

Votes (1)

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06-01-2017TableHouse9021783no

News (6)

Clean energy bill now law without Sununu - The Laconia Daily Sun
Published by laconiadailysun.com
Thu, 13 Jul 2017 03:12:30 GMT

Sen. Jeb Bradley, R-Wolfeboro, a prime sponsor of the bill, said the credits are crucial to keep biomass plants in operation so they can support the 900-1,200 forestry-related jobs in the state. The Indeck Energy biomass plant in Alexandria, which ...

Bill flips switch for solar, biomass - The Union Leader
Published by unionleader.com
Thu, 13 Jul 2017 09:25:36 GMT

“This bill will help grow the solar industry in New Hampshire, which has generated over 1,200 jobs and is one of the fastest-growing industries in our state,” said Rep. Amelia Kean, D-Nashua. “These are good-paying jobs that help attract and retain a ...

Controversial clean energy bill becomes law without governor's signature - New Hampshire Business Review
Published by nhbr.com
Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:47:18 GMT

Senate Bill 129, a measure that gives a boost to the state's wood and solar energy industries but could also raise electric bills, became law July 11 without Gov. Chris Sununu's signature. The bill – dubbed the Clean Energy Jobs Act ... It was ...

Dave Solomon's State House Dome: Utility tax cut gives Sununu cover to sign renewables bill - The Union Leader
Published by unionleader.com
Sun, 11 Jun 2017 07:44:37 GMT

BURIED DEEP IN YOUR electric bill is a charge called the Electricity Consumption Tax. Billed at a rate of 0.00055 cents per kilowatt hour, it amounts to about 33 cents on a $120 electric bill, and generates about $5.5 million for the state budget each ...

House easily passes biomass industry-backed energy bill - New Hampshire Business Review
Published by nhbr.com
Wed, 07 Jun 2017 12:05:09 GMT

The bill, which was approved a 222-84 vote on June 1, has pitted the Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire against other business groups, such as the NH Clean Tech Council and the NH Timberland Owners Association. ... SB 129 tinkers with ...

Energy-efficiency funding targeted in NH House budget measure - New Hampshire Business Review
Published by nhbr.com
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 13:24:00 GMT

The two energy clauses in HB 2 won't affect state spending, but they may have an impact on ratepayers. One clause ... It had earlier passed Senate Bill 129, which would direct 15 percent of the REF to low-income solar projects, in answer to the ...