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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 885         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1680

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Michael R. Knapik

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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 creating an energy efficiency pilot program.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Michael R. Knapik

 

Robert L. Hedlund

 

William Smitty Pignatelli

4th Berkshire


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 885        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1680

By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1680) of Michael R. Knapik, Robert L. Hedlund and William Smitty Pignatelli for legislation to create an energy efficiency pilot program.  Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act creating an energy efficiency pilot program.
 

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

                              Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 25, Section 19 (a) in hereby amended by adding at the end of the sub-section the following:- ; provided however, that beginning January 2012 and in future years each utility efficiency program shall on a pilot basis permit the thirty largest commercial and industrial ratepayers in its service territory the opportunity, on an opt-in basis, to keep the monies the ratepayer would otherwise remit to the utility for energy efficiency and demand side management programs, provided that by the end of the calendar year a ratepayer in this pilot program must demonstrate to the utility that it has used or unconditionally committed such funds to energy efficiency or demand side management investments in Massachusetts, and if the ratepayer fails to provide such demonstration the ratepayer must immediately provide the monies it retained to the utility for its energy efficiency programs.

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