New Jersey - S596 - 2018

Increases electric power net metering capacity threshold to 5.8 percent of total annual kilowatt-hours sold in State.

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Electricity Generation

Added On: 02-21-2018
Updated On: 03-01-2018
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsors: Christopher Bateman (Republican), Robert Smith (Democratic)





Actions (2)

  • 01-09-2018 - Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee
  • 02-15-2018 - Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading

Votes (1)

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02-15-2018Senate Environment and Energy Committee: Reported FavorablySenate500yes

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News (1)

New Incentive for NJ Homeowners, Businesses to Install Solar Panels - NJ Spotlight
Published by njspotlight.com
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:28:20 GMT

In effect, the legislation (S-596) would lift a cap that allows utilities to stop offering net metering when generating capacity of solar systems by net-metered customers equals 2.9 percent of the state's peak demand for electricity. The bill would ...