New Hampshire - SB129 - 2017

Requiring a portion of the renewable energy fund to benefit low to moderate income residential customers, relative to electric renewable energy classes, relative to the class rate for biomass, and relative to requirements for incentive payments from the renewable energy fund.

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Added On: 02-10-2017
Updated On: 07-11-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsor: Jeb Bradley (Republican)





Actions (24)

  • 01-24-2017 - Introduced 01/19/2017 and Referred to Energy and Natural Resources; Senate Journal 5
  • 02-07-2017 - Hearing: 02/14/2017, Room 103, State House, 09:45 am; Senate Calendar 10
  • 02-08-2017 - Hearing: 02/14/2017, Room 103, State House, 09:45 am, on proposed amendment #2017-0377s; Senate Calendar 10
  • 03-08-2017 - Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment #2017-0770s, 03/16/2017; Senate Calendar 14
  • 03-16-2017 - Ought to Pass with Amendments 2017-0770s and 2017-0853s, Motion Adopted, Voice Vote; OT3rdg; 03/16/2017; Senate Journal 9
  • 03-16-2017 - Sen. Bradley Floor Amendment #2017-0853s, Amendment Adopted, Voice Vote; 03/16/2017; Senate Journal 9
  • 03-16-2017 - Committee Amendment #2017-0770s, Amendment Adopted, Voice Vote; 03/16/2017; Senate Journal 9
  • 03-21-2017 - Introduced 03/09/2017 and referred to Science, Technology and Energy House Journal 10 P. 76
  • 04-04-2017 - Public Hearing: 04/11/2017 01:30 PM Legislative Office Building 302-304
  • 04-25-2017 - ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 05/09/2017 01:30 PM Legislative Office Building 304
  • 04-25-2017 - Full Committee Work Session: 05/09/2017 10:00 am Legislative Office Building 304
  • 05-10-2017 - Full Committee Work Session: 05/16/2017 10:00 am Legislative Office Building 304
  • 05-18-2017 - Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate
  • 05-18-2017 - Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment #2017-1818h for 06/01/2017 (Vote 17-4; Regular Calendar) House Calendar 26 P. 18
  • 05-18-2017 - Executive Session: 05/18/2017 Legislative Office Building 304
  • 06-01-2017 - Ought to Pass with Amendment 1818h: Motion Adopted DV 222-84 06/01/2017 House Journal 17 P. 142
  • 06-01-2017 - Amendment #2017-1818h: Amendment Adopted Voice Vote 06/01/2017 House Journal 17 P. 142
  • 06-01-2017 - Lay on Table (Rep. Harrington): Motion Failed Regular Calendar 90-217 06/01/2017 House Journal 17 P. 140
  • 06-08-2017 - Sen. Avard Moved to Concur with the House Amendment, Motion Adopted, Voice Vote; 06/08/2017; Senate Journal 19
  • 06-20-2017 - Enrolled Bill Amendment #2017-2374e: Amendment Adopted Voice Vote 06/08/2017 House Journal 18 P. 10
  • 06-21-2017 - Enrolled Bill Amendment #2017-2374e Adopted, Voice Vote, (In recess of 06/08/2017); Senate Journal 20
  • 06-27-2017 - Enrolled 06/22/2017 House Journal 19 P. 25
  • 06-27-2017 - Enrolled (In recess 06/22/2017); Senate Journal 20
  • 07-12-2017 - Law Without Signature 07/11/2017; Chapter 0226; Effective 07/11/2017; Art 44, Pt II, NH Constitution

Votes (1)

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Sponsors (14)

News (6)

Clean energy bill now law without Sununu - The Laconia Daily Sun
Published by laconiadailysun.com
Thu, 13 Jul 2017 03:12:30 GMT

Sen. Jeb Bradley, R-Wolfeboro, a prime sponsor of the bill, said the credits are crucial to keep biomass plants in operation so they can support the 900-1,200 forestry-related jobs in the state. The Indeck Energy biomass plant in Alexandria, which ...

Bill flips switch for solar, biomass - The Union Leader
Published by unionleader.com
Thu, 13 Jul 2017 09:25:36 GMT

“This bill will help grow the solar industry in New Hampshire, which has generated over 1,200 jobs and is one of the fastest-growing industries in our state,” said Rep. Amelia Kean, D-Nashua. “These are good-paying jobs that help attract and retain a ...

Controversial clean energy bill becomes law without governor's signature - New Hampshire Business Review
Published by nhbr.com
Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:47:18 GMT

Senate Bill 129, a measure that gives a boost to the state's wood and solar energy industries but could also raise electric bills, became law July 11 without Gov. Chris Sununu's signature. The bill – dubbed the Clean Energy Jobs Act ... It was ...

Dave Solomon's State House Dome: Utility tax cut gives Sununu cover to sign renewables bill - The Union Leader
Published by unionleader.com
Sun, 11 Jun 2017 07:44:37 GMT

BURIED DEEP IN YOUR electric bill is a charge called the Electricity Consumption Tax. Billed at a rate of 0.00055 cents per kilowatt hour, it amounts to about 33 cents on a $120 electric bill, and generates about $5.5 million for the state budget each ...

House easily passes biomass industry-backed energy bill - New Hampshire Business Review
Published by nhbr.com
Wed, 07 Jun 2017 12:05:09 GMT

The bill, which was approved a 222-84 vote on June 1, has pitted the Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire against other business groups, such as the NH Clean Tech Council and the NH Timberland Owners Association. ... SB 129 tinkers with ...

Energy-efficiency funding targeted in NH House budget measure - New Hampshire Business Review
Published by nhbr.com
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 13:24:00 GMT

The two energy clauses in HB 2 won't affect state spending, but they may have an impact on ratepayers. One clause ... It had earlier passed Senate Bill 129, which would direct 15 percent of the REF to low-income solar projects, in answer to the ...