SECTION 1. Section 11F of chapter 25A of the General Laws, as amended by the chapter 188 of the acts of 2016 is hereby further amended by adding the following subsection:-
j. The department shall adopt regulations that provide that the electric energy renewable generating sources that qualify as Class I under subsection (c)(7) by utilizing by-products or waste from agricultural crops, food or animals and located on land used for agriculture, as defined under section 1A of chapter 128, shall count double with respect to the minimum percentage calculated under subsection (a).
SECTION 2. Subsection (i) of section 139 of chapter 164 of the General Laws, amended by chapter 75 of the acts of 2016, is hereby further amended by adding the following sentence: -
An anaerobic digestion net metering facility or an agricultural net metering facility which meets the definition of an anaerobic digestion net metering facility or an agricultural net metering facility as defined in Section 138 of chapter 164 of the General Laws shall be exempt from aggregate net metering capacity caps under subsection (f), and may net meter and accrue Class I, II, or III net metering credits.
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