Nevada - AB206 - 2017

Revises provisions relating to the renewable portfolio standard.

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Electricity Generation

Added On: 02-17-2017
Updated On: 09-01-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsors: Yvanna Cancela (Democratic), David Parks (Democratic), Patricia Spearman (Democratic)





Actions (33)

  • 02-13-2017 - Prefiled pursuant to JSR 14.2.1(d).
  • 02-13-2017 - Read first time. Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor. To printer.
  • 02-15-2017 - From printer. To committee.
  • 03-07-2017 - Notice of eligibility for exemption.
  • 04-13-2017 - Waiver granted effective: April 12, 2017.
  • 05-23-2017 - Taken from General File. Placed on General File for next legislative day.
  • 05-23-2017 - Declared an emergency measure under the Constitution.
  • 05-23-2017 - From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended.
  • 05-24-2017 - In Senate.
  • 05-24-2017 - Read first time. Referred to Committee on Commerce, Labor and Energy. To committee.
  • 05-24-2017 - Dispensed with reprinting.
  • 05-24-2017 - Read third time. Passed, as amended. Title approved, as amended. (Yeas: 30, Nays: 12.)
  • 05-24-2017 - To printer.
  • 05-24-2017 - From printer. To engrossment. Engrossed. First reprint .
  • 05-24-2017 - To Senate.
  • 05-24-2017 - Read third time. Amended. (Amend. No. 817.)
  • 06-03-2017 - From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended.
  • 06-03-2017 - Read second time. Amended. (Amend. No. 1126.) To printer.
  • 06-03-2017 - Placed on Second Reading File.
  • 06-04-2017 - From printer. To re-engrossment. Re-engrossed. Third reprint . To Secretary's desk.
  • 06-04-2017 - To printer.
  • 06-04-2017 - From printer. To re-engrossment. Re-engrossed. Second reprint .
  • 06-04-2017 - Taken from General File. Placed on Secretary's desk.
  • 06-04-2017 - Taken from Secretary's desk. Placed on General File.
  • 06-04-2017 - Read third time. Amended. (Amend. No. 1144.)
  • 06-04-2017 - Taken from General File. Placed on Secretary's desk.
  • 06-05-2017 - Taken from Secretary's desk. Placed on General File.
  • 06-05-2017 - Read third time. Passed, as amended. Title approved, as amended. (Yeas: 12, Nays: 9.) To Assembly.
  • 06-05-2017 - To enrollment.
  • 06-05-2017 - In Assembly.
  • 06-05-2017 - Senate Amendment Nos. 1126 and 1144 concurred in.
  • 06-08-2017 - Enrolled and delivered to Governor.
  • 06-16-2017 - Vetoed by the Governor.

Votes (2)

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05-24-2017Assembly Final PassageAssembly30120yes
06-05-2017Senate Final PassageSenate1290yes

Sponsors (9)

News (10)

Despite major vetoes, lawmakers advanced pro-renewable energy agenda - The Nevada Independent
Published by thenevadaindependent.com
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 14:40:49 GMT

One of the hardest-fought political battles of the 2017 session came over AB206, the ambitious measure sponsored by Las Vegas Assemblyman Chris Brooks that would have rocketed Nevada's current Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) goal up to one of the ...

Pressure Builds on Gov. Sandoval to Sign Renewable-Energy Bill - Public News Service
Published by publicnewsservice.org
Thu, 08 Jun 2017 07:21:51 GMT

"Nevada established clean energy standards, one of the first states in the nation to do so, way back in 1997,” Rake said. "Since then, they've helped draw in more than $6 billion in investment and created this huge clean energy economy here in Nevada."

Nevada governor vetoes popular RPS, community solar bills - Utility Dive
Published by utilitydive.com
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 14:17:43 GMT

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has vetoed two bills that would have boosted the state's renewable energy profile, including a measure to increase the state's renewable portfolio standard to 40% and included a carveout for energy storage, in addition a bill ...

Renewable energy standard bill advances - Northern Nevada Business Weekly
Published by nnbw.com
Mon, 12 Jun 2017 15:49:00 GMT

This be an increase from Nevada's current Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) of 25 percent renewable energy by 2025. AB 206 passed in the Assembly with a 30-12 vote on May 24 and in the Senate with a 12-9 vote on June 5. The bill has gone to the ...

Nevada governor signs net metering bill - Utility Dive
Published by utilitydive.com
Fri, 16 Jun 2017 13:41:15 GMT

Nevada lawmakers passed a flurry of clean energy bills this session. Gov. Sandoval must also decide whether to sign Assembly Bill 206 and Senate Bill 392, which respectively would boost the state's renewable portfolio standard and develop a community ...

Why the Time is Right for Nevada to Raise its Renewable Portfolio Standard - The Equation: Blog of the Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)
Published by blog.ucsusa.org
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:56:31 GMT

The state enjoys world-class renewable generation potential, and state residents are widely interested in clean energy development and jobs. ... Assembly Bill (AB) 206 would increase Nevada's RPS to 50% by 2030 with a pathway to 80% by 2040. Passing ...

What 3 pending energy bills would mean to Nevadans - Las Vegas Sun
Published by lasvegassun.com
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 10:01:40 GMT

The Assembly Subcommittee on Energy heard testimony Wednesday on Assembly Bill 206, which supporters hope will push the state to the forefront of clean energy development. The bill would raise the ... The state's clean energy and energy-efficiency ...

Bill would increase Nevada renewable energy mandate to 80% by 2040 - Utility Dive
Published by utilitydive.com
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:01:23 GMT

The bill is currently under consideration in the Committee on Commerce and Labor in the Nevada Assembly. Both the Assembly and the Nevada Senate are controlled by Democrats, traditionally friendlier to renewable energy interests, but Gov.

Nevada Pushes for 80% Renewable Energy by 2040 - Futurism
Published by futurism.com
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:46:30 GMT

There's a lot of sun in Nevada, so it only makes sense to harness its power. That's why long-time solar champion and Nevada legislature assemblyman Chris Brooks proposed AB 206, a bill that pushes the state's renewable portfolio standard (RPS) from its ...

Nevada bill would raise RPS to 80% by 2040 - pv magazine USA (press release) (blog)
Published by pv-magazine-usa.com
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 13:12:17 GMT

Assemblyman Chris Brooks, long a solar champion, used his first day in the chair to propose AB 206, a bill that would increase Nevada's renewable portfolio standard (RPS) from its current 2017 level of 20% to 80% by 2040. The increases would come in ...