Nevada - AB405 - 2017

Establishes certain protections for and ensures the rights of a person who uses renewable energy in this State and revises provisions governing net metering. (BDR 52-959)

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Added On: 04-11-2017
Updated On: 03-19-2019
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsors: Chris Brooks (Democratic), Jason Frierson (Democratic), William McCurdy (Democratic), Justin Watkins (Democratic), Steve Yeager (Democratic)

Actions (18)

  • 03-20-2017 - Read first time. Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor. To printer.
  • 03-22-2017 - From printer. To committee.
  • 04-13-2017 - Waiver granted effective: April 12, 2017.
  • 05-19-2017 - From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended.
  • 05-22-2017 - Read second time. Amended. (Amend. No. 723.) To printer.
  • 05-23-2017 - Read third time. Passed, as amended. Title approved, as amended. (Yeas: 38, Nays: 2, Excused: 2.) To Senate.
  • 05-23-2017 - Read first time. Referred to Committee on Commerce, Labor and Energy. To committee.
  • 05-23-2017 - In Senate.
  • 05-23-2017 - From printer. To engrossment. Engrossed. First reprint .
  • 06-03-2017 - Read second time. Amended. (Amend. No. 1100.) To printer.
  • 06-03-2017 - From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended.
  • 06-03-2017 - Placed on Second Reading File.
  • 06-04-2017 - In Assembly.
  • 06-04-2017 - Senate Amendment No. 1100 concurred in. To enrollment.
  • 06-04-2017 - From printer. To re-engrossment. Re-engrossed. Second reprint .
  • 06-04-2017 - Read third time. Passed, as amended. Title approved, as amended. (Yeas: 21, Nays: None.) To Assembly.
  • 06-08-2017 - Enrolled and delivered to Governor.
  • 06-15-2017 - Approved by the Governor. Chapter 589.

Votes (2)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
05-23-2017Assembly Final PassageHouse3822yes
06-04-2017Senate Final PassageSenate2100yes

Sponsors (23)

News (10)

AEE Ranks Top 5 State Legislative Battles Of 2017 - Solar Industry
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Wed, 27 Dec 2017 22:43:09 GMT

Unfortunately, the House of Representatives refused to agree to accept that budget provision, even threatening to shut down the state government rather than go along with an easement of the restrictions. In what seems to be a personal “War on Wind ...

Nevada Governor Kills Renewable Energy, Community Solar Bills With Deregulation Pending - Greentech Media
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Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:46:24 GMT

On Thursday last week, Sandoval signed a popular bill (AB 405) that restored net metering credits for rooftop solar customers in the Silver State, giving the distributed energy market an enormous boost. .... directs 5 percent of efficiency program ...

Nevada governor vetoes popular RPS, community solar bills - Utility Dive
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Mon, 19 Jun 2017 14:17:43 GMT

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has vetoed two bills that would have boosted the state's renewable energy profile, including a measure to increase the state's renewable portfolio standard to 40% and included a carveout for energy storage, in addition a bill ...

Nevada governor signs net metering bill - Utility Dive
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Fri, 16 Jun 2017 14:28:28 GMT

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed Assembly Bill 405, restoring net metering rates close to the retail level for rooftop solar customers and erasing the specter of the state's 2015 decision to reduce compensation. Vivint Solar, Tesla ... The Public ...

In This Year's Advanced Energy Olympics, Nevada Takes a Silver - Energy Collective
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:33:16 GMT

The bill that got vetoed, Assembly Bill 206, would have increased the state's renewable portfolio standard (RPS) for the first time since 2009, raising it from 25% by 2025 to 40% by 2040. It would have also allowed storage to count toward RPS ...

The Future is Bright for Residential Solar in Nevada - Mother Earth News
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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:24:07 GMT

NV Energy, the state's largest utility launched an unexpected war on solar in 2015 that seemed like an apocalypse for the Nevada solar industry. The passage of Nevada State Assembly bill AB 405 marks the return of a top market for residential solar and ...

Resurrecting retail rate net metering could could cost $1.3B, NV Energy warns - Utility Dive
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Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:27:12 GMT

Nevada lawmakers are considering Assembly Bill 405, which would largely restore retail net metering rates for solar customers following the state's 2015 decision to roll them back, but utilities warn the move could be costly. In a presentation to the ...

AB 405 aims to revive state solar power industry - Northern Nevada Business Weekly
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Mon, 12 Jun 2017 16:20:59 GMT

A bill to revive the solar power industry in the Silver State passed both houses of the Legislature and, as of press time, awaited the governor's attention. Assembly Bill 405 will allow rooftop solar customers to be reimbursed for excess electricity ...

Nevada Assembly passes 'pricey' revised solar restoration bill - PV-Tech
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Thu, 25 May 2017 10:08:52 GMT

In an overwhelming majority, the Nevada State Assembly passed a bill that aims to restore the state's rooftop solar industry. AB 405 was passed yesterday by a 38-2 vote. It was heard in the Senate yesterday but no immediate action was taken. A proposal ...

Nevada Legislature Passes Bill to Restore Net Metering for Rooftop Solar - Greentech Media
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Mon, 05 Jun 2017 11:28:44 GMT

The Nevada State Legislature has passed a bill that's expected to revive the state's ailing rooftop solar market. The Assembly voted to approve a Senate version of the bill late Sunday night, with just a day remaining in the legislative session. The ...