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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1854         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1761

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Stephen L. DiNatale

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act Relative to Renewable Energy.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

Bruce E. Tarr

 


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1854        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1761

By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1761) of Stephen L. DiNatale, James J. Dwyer and Bruce E. Tarr relative to low cost renewable energy.  Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act Relative to Renewable Energy.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              SECTION 1. Subsection (1) of Section 6 of Chapter 25A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “emergencies;” in line 6, the following words:-  provided however, in creating, developing and administering programs related to renewable energy the Department shall not favor one renewable technology over another but shall be guided by the lowest cost renewable supply for consumers over a three year period.

              SECTION 2.  Subsection (8) of Section 6 of Chapter 25A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby further amended by inserting after the word “responsibilities;” in line 25, the following words:-  provided however, in promulgating rules and regulations, and in approving or denying applications over which Department has such authority, the Department shall not favor one renewable technology over another  but shall issue rules and regulations, and approve applications, which deliver the lowest cost renewable energy supply to consumers over a three year period.

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