Missouri - HB439 - 2017

The Missouri Energy Freedom Act.

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Electricity Generation

Added On: 04-10-2017
Updated On: 06-21-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: Bill Kidd (House/Republican)

Actions (3)

  • 01-05-2017 - Introduced and Read First Time (H)
  • 01-09-2017 - Read Second Time (H)
  • 02-14-2017 - Referred: Utilities(H)

News (4)

Corporate America leads clean energy push in coal-reliant Mo. - E&E News
Published by eenews.net
Fri, 12 May 2017 11:53:50 GMT

When a group of lobbyists visited Jefferson City, Mo., in March to brief lawmakers on a bill to expand wind and solar energy, the visit represented a paradigm shift underway in the electric sector in Missouri, a deep red state where coal still rules ...

Missouri tries, tries again with PPA bill - pv magazine USA (press release) (blog)
Published by pv-magazine-usa.com
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 18:14:39 GMT

You have to give credit to the hearty legislators in Missouri who are trying – for the third straight year – to pass a bill allowing power-purchase agreements (PPAs) in the state. They certainly don't give up easily. This year, House Bill (H.B.) 439 ...

Two bills show Missouri's solar split personality - pv magazine USA
Published by pv-magazine-usa.com
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:55:40 GMT

HB 340 stands in direct opposition to HB 439 – named the Missouri Energy Freedom Act – which would allow power-purchase agreements in the state for the first time. The bill has been introduced in various forms in the past three legislative sessions ...

Missouri House votes to make solar customers separate-class citizens - pv magazine USA
Published by pv-magazine-usa.com
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 17:58:00 GMT

HB 439, which has failed to pass in various forms in each of the past three years, would finally allow power-purchase agreements in the state. The bill would give large electricity consumers like Procter & Gamble, Wal-Mart, Unilever, General Mills ...

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