Illinois - HB3293 - 2015

LOW CARBON ENERGY PORTFOLIO

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Added On: 03-10-2015
Updated On: 04-30-2015
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: Lawrence Walsh (Democratic)





Actions (37)

  • 02-26-2015 - Removed Co-Sponsor Rep. Adam Brown
  • 02-26-2015 - Referred to Rules Committee
  • 02-26-2015 - First Reading
  • 02-26-2015 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  • 02-26-2015 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  • 02-26-2015 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  • 02-26-2015 - Removed Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  • 02-26-2015 - Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  • 02-26-2015 - Co-Sponsor Rep. David R. Leitch
  • 02-26-2015 - Co-Sponsor Rep. Adam Brown
  • 02-26-2015 - Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  • 02-26-2015 - Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  • 02-26-2015 - Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
  • 02-26-2015 - Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Smiddy
  • 02-26-2015 - Co-Sponsor Rep. Bill Mitchell
  • 02-26-2015 - Co-Sponsor Rep. Brian W. Stewart
  • 02-26-2015 - Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Demmer
  • 02-26-2015 - Co-Sponsor Rep. John D. Anthony
  • 02-26-2015 - Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  • 02-26-2015 - Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
  • 03-04-2015 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  • 03-05-2015 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
  • 03-05-2015 - Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  • 03-09-2015 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  • 03-09-2015 - Removed Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
  • 03-10-2015 - Assigned to Energy Committee
  • 03-11-2015 - Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  • 03-19-2015 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  • 03-24-2015 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  • 03-24-2015 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  • 03-24-2015 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  • 03-24-2015 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Sandack
  • 03-25-2015 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  • 03-26-2015 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Anthony DeLuca
  • 03-27-2015 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  • 04-22-2015 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven A. Andersson
  • 04-30-2015 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Dwight Kay

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News (8)

'Straight uphill': Power sector reforms face tough path in gridlocked Illinois legislature - Utility Dive
Published by utilitydive.com
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 15:25:45 GMT

... Bill (CJB) (HB 2607/SB1485) — a proposal that would raise efficiency standards and the state RPS — and a bill that would establish a separate clean energy portfolio standard aimed at providing extra income for Exelon's Illinois nuclear plants (HB ...

Exelon-sponsored bill would include nuclear power as clean energy source - Electric Light & Power
Published by elp.com
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:23:36 GMT

“The introduction of HB 32293 in Illinois marks the second state in which Exelon has sought ratepayer or taxpayer subsidies for its nuclear plants,” the NRG representative said. “These proposals will distort power markets, raise ... Introduced in both ...

'We have to have an answer' on Ill. nuclear plants by summer's end, Exelon says - Environment & Energy Publishing
Published by eenews.net
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:04:04 GMT

An Exelon Corp. executive told Illinois legislators yesterday that the fate of three unprofitable nuclear plants in the state will be decided later this summer and that action on a bill to help them survive must be passed before the General Assembly ...

Illinois bill would ensure nuclear survival - World Nuclear News
Published by world-nuclear-news.org
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:13:40 GMT

Bills introduced in both the state Senate and House over the past week would enact the Illinois Low Carbon Portfolio Standard, helping to reduce carbon emissions, increase renewable energy and maintain a stable and secure electricity supply in the ...

Exelon, ComEd face Illinois clean energy coalition in 3-bill showdown - Utility Dive
Published by utilitydive.com
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:29:05 GMT

Commonwealth Edison, the state's dominant utility, has a plan (HB 3328) that would allow it to rate base a litany of smart grid and distributed energy investments. Exelon, ComEd's parent company, also has a plan (HB 3293), designed to be complementary ...

Will an LCPS save Illinois nuclear? - Fierce Energy
Published by fierceenergy.com
Fri, 01 May 2015 12:32:40 GMT

A bill before the Illinois legislature would create a Low Carbon Portfolio Standard (LCPS) in the state. The Illinois House Energy Committee (IHEC) is currently reviewing House Bill (HB) 3293, which would amend the Illinois Power Agency Act. But Exelon said ...

Broad, Bipartisan Group Announces Market-Based Solution Preserving Low ... - Pollution Online (press release)
Published by pollutiononline.com
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 07:43:22 GMT

Introduced in both the Senate as SB 1585 and the House as HB 3293, the legislation would help reduce carbon emissions, increase renewable energy and maintain affordable, reliable electricity for consumers and businesses. In addition, the measure will ... The market-based solution is modeled after findings from a recent HR 1146 report prepared by four state agencies that analyzed the economic, environmental and reliability impacts of premature nuclear plant closures in Illinois. Under the proposed legislation, ...

Bipartisan group urges Illinois governor and legislature to quickly pass nuclear bill - Fierce Energy
Published by fierceenergy.com
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:33:30 GMT

Legislators in Illinois are looking at a bill to create a state Low Carbon Portfolio Standard that would set goals for reducing carbon emissions, as well as secure the jobs of energy workers in the state. House Bill (HB) 3293 -- which would amend the Illinois ...