North Carolina - HB298 - 2013

Affordable and Reliable Energy Act

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Electricity Generation

Added On: 03-30-2013
Updated On: 04-22-2013
Status: Passed One Chamber
Primary Sponsors: Marilyn Avila (Republican), George Cleveland (Republican), Jeffrey Collins (Republican), Michael Hager (Republican)

Companion Bills (1)

Actions (10)

  • 03-13-2013 - Filed
  • 03-14-2013 - Passed 1st Reading
  • 03-14-2013 - Ref to the Com on Commerce and Job Development, if favorable, Environment, if favorable, Regulatory Reform, if favorable, Public Utilities and Energy
  • 03-27-2013 - Serial Referral order has been changed
  • 03-27-2013 - Assigned To Commerce and Job Development Subcommittee on Energy and Emerging Markets
  • 04-09-2013 - Re-ref Com On Environment
  • 04-09-2013 - Ordered Engrossed
  • 04-09-2013 - Reptd Fav Com Sub Amend
  • 04-22-2013 - Withdrawn From Com
  • 04-22-2013 - Re-ref to the Com on Public Utilities and Energy, if favorable, Environment, if favorable, Regulatory Reform

Sponsors (27)

News (4)

Will hog farmers save renewable energy in North Carolina? - Facing South
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Thu, 04 Apr 2013 17:05:56 GMT

The North Carolina legislature is considering a controversial bill to kill the state's renewable energy law, and a big crowd turned out yesterday for its first hearing in a House subcommittee -- including a crew from the Showtime cable network filming a documentary on ... HB 298 also would not touch the construction work in progress provision, which makes it easier for utilities to bill customers for new plant construction costs, or the provision allowing utilities to collect nuclear project development costs from ratepayers.

North Carolina's RPS Under Attack - Solar Industry
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Thu, 04 Apr 2013 21:29:42 GMT

The state, which deployed 131.9 MW of solar in 2012 - enough to rank fifth in the U.S., according to the Solar Energy Industries Association - is currently considering a removal of its renewable portfolio standard (RPS). H.B.298, which would repeal or ...

North Carolina legislators uphold RPS - Fierce Energy
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 15:30:53 GMT

North Carolina legislators last week voted to retain the state's renewable energy and energy-efficiency standards, rejecting a bill that sought to halve, and ultimately eliminate, utilities' current conservation targets. HB 298 failed to pass the House Public ...

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Thu, 02 May 2013 02:53:02 GMT

News broke today that there will be another hearing tomorrow on North Carolina Rep. Mike Hagers bill to repeal the states expensive energy mandate in the NC House Public Utilities and Energy Committee. Below is the ... On behalf of Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) and our members across North Carolina, I write today in support of HB 298, legislation that would do away with the states costly renewable energy mandate. North Carolinas renewable energy portfolio standard (RPS) mandates that utilities in the state ...