California - AB1637 - 2016

Energy: greenhouse gas reduction.

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Financing and Financial Incentives

Added On: 12-02-2016
Updated On: 09-25-2016
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsor: Evan Low (Democratic)

Actions (21)

  • 01-07-2016 - Read first time. To print.
  • 01-08-2016 - From printer. May be heard in committee February 7.
  • 02-01-2016 - Referred to Com. on BUDGET.
  • 04-14-2016 - From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on BUDGET. Read second time and amended.
  • 04-18-2016 - Re-referred to Com. on BUDGET.
  • 04-25-2016 - Assembly Rule 96 suspended. (Ayes 49. Noes 25. Page 4488.) Withdrawn from committee. Ordered to third reading.
  • 04-28-2016 - In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
  • 04-28-2016 - Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 51. Noes 26. Page 4588.)
  • 05-05-2016 - Referred to Com. on B. & F.R.
  • 08-16-2016 - Withdrawn from committee. Re-referred to Com. on RLS.
  • 08-18-2016 - From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on RLS.
  • 08-19-2016 - Withdrawn from committee. (Ayes 22. Noes 13. Page 5167.) Ordered to third reading.
  • 08-22-2016 - Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Assembly. (Ayes 23. Noes 12. Page 5238.).
  • 08-23-2016 - In Assembly. Concurrence in Senate amendments pending. May be considered on or after August 25 pursuant to Assembly Rule 77. Measure version as amended on August 18 corrected.
  • 08-25-2016 - Re-referred to Coms. on NAT. RES. and APPR. pursuant to Assembly Rule 77.2.
  • 08-29-2016 - Joint Rule 62(a), file notice suspended. (Page 6401.)
  • 08-31-2016 - From committee: That the Senate amendments be concurred in. (Ayes 16. Noes 0.) (August 31). Assembly Rule 63 suspended. (Page 6544.) Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 47. Noes 27. Page 6552.).
  • 08-31-2016 - From committee: That the Senate amendments be concurred in, but first be re-referred to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 5. Noes 3.) (August 30). Re-referred to Com. on APPR. Joint Rule 62(a), file notice suspended. (Page 6514.)
  • 09-09-2016 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 2:30 p.m.
  • 09-26-2016 - Approved by the Governor.
  • 09-26-2016 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 658, Statutes of 2016.

Votes (5)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
04-28-2016AB 1637 BUDGET Assembly Third Reading By TINGHouse51263yes
08-22-2016Assembly 3rd Reading AB1637 Low By BeallSenate23124yes
08-30-2016Be referred to Committee on AppropriationsHouse531yes
08-31-2016Senate amendments be concurred inHouse1604yes
08-31-2016AB 1637 LOW Concurrence in Senate AmendmentsHouse47276yes

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News (5)

California lawmakers pass bills to spark energy storage statewide - Electric Light & Power
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:47:41 GMT

California Gov. Jerry Brown and the state legislature signed four bills into law that should positively impact energy storage investment in the Golden State. Collectively, these bills will grow the behind-the-meter and utility-scale energy storage ...

California Enacts 4 New Laws to Promote Energy Storage - Greentech Media
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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:09:26 GMT

"These four bills will accelerate the market opportunities for energy storage in California and give the state more options for how to use storage to meet the grid's needs," said Alex Morris, director of policy and regulatory affairs at the California ...

California accelerates energy storage deployment with new legislation - Energy Storage News
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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:54:33 GMT

Bill AB 1637 follows up on the previous victory that storage experienced with recent Self Generation Incentive Programme (SGIP) reforms. ... The California Energy Storage Alliance (CESA) applauded the legislature and governor Brown for encouraging ...

Developers wary as California prepares to open behind-the-meter storage to utilities - Utility Dive
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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 19:04:14 GMT

While the state has already directed investor-owned utilities to add 1,325 MW of storage on the grid, the new bill would allow them to own an additional 500 MW of storage capacity behind customers' meters, using ratepayer money to finance the ...

Facing stricter climate goals, California passes 4 bills to boost energy storage - Utility Dive
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Fri, 02 Sep 2016 14:42:04 GMT

California lawmakers have passed four bills designed to ramp up the state's use of energy storage, expanding on a mandate in place for utilities and doubling the Self-Generation Incentive Program, which supports behind-the-meter technologies. The bills ...