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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2464         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2617

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

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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 Cost-Effective Long-Term Energy Contracts.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Donald F. Humason, Jr.

4th Hampden

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable

F. Jay Barrows

1st Bristol

Shaunna O'Connell

3rd Bristol

Donald H. Wong

9th Essex

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

Matthew A. Beaton

11th Worcester

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

David T. Vieira

3rd Barnstable

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Bruce E. Tarr

 

George N. Peterson, Jr.

9th Worcester

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Viriato Manuel deMacedo

1st Plymouth


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2464        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2617

By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2617) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to cost-effective long-term contracts to facilitate the financing of renewable energy generation.  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 Cost-Effective Long-Term Energy Contracts.
 

              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. Paragraph 1 of section 83 of chapter 169 of the acts of 2008 is hereby amended by inserting in the first sentence, after the words “cost-effective long-term contracts” the following new words:-

              ", under which the cost of electricity shall be less than a 90% increase from the present average market price of electricity measured in cents/kWh,".

              SECTION 2. Paragraph 3 of section 83 of chapter 169 of the Acts of 2008 is hereby amended by adding, after the words, "create additional employment in the commonwealth.", the following new sentence:-

              "The department of public utilities shall not approve a long-term contract in which the cost of electricity under the contract is greater than a 90% increase from the present average market price of electricity measured in cents/kWh.".

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