Georgia - HB 431 - 2017

Relating to electrical service, so as to change certain provisions relating to "The Georgia Cogeneration and Distributed Generation Act of 2001" and the "Solar Power Free-Market Financing Act of 2015"; to change certain definitions; to change certain provisions relating to electric service providers and rates and fees; to provide for public notice and comment; to change certain provisions relating to measurement and payment of energy flow; to change certain provisions relating to requirements to purchase energy from customer generator and safety standards and regulations; to change certain provisions relating to requirements upon retail electric customer utilizing solar technology connected to an electric system of an electric service provider; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Electricity Generation

Added On: 02-28-2017
Updated On: 06-09-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsors: Buzz Brockway (House/Republican), Matt Dollar (House/Republican), Karla Drenner (House/Democratic), Matt Hatchett (House/Republican)





Actions (3)

  • 02-17-2017 - House Hopper
  • 02-21-2017 - House First Readers
  • 02-22-2017 - House Second Readers

News (1)

Stage set for solar battle royal in Georgia - pv magazine USA
Published by pv-magazine-usa.com
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 18:13:24 GMT

While Georgia Electric Membership Corp. adds more than $30 in fees to solar customers' bills, the legislature considers passing a law limiting the amounts they can charge. The conflict comes amidst the rapid growth of the solar industry and the state.