Amendment #433 to H4879

Amendment relative to net metering for on-site renewable energy facilities

Mrs. Haddad of Somerset move to amend the bill by adding the following new section: SECTION XXXX

SECTION 1. Subsection (i) of Section 139 of Chapter 164 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2018 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking the words “(1) equal to or less than 10 kilowatts on a single phase circuit or (2) 25 kilowatts on a 3 phase circuit” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- “equal to or less than 25 kilowatts.”

SECTION 2. Said Section 139 of said Chapter 164 is hereby further amended by inserting after subsection (i) the following new subsection:

(i 1/2) A Class I net metering facility greater than 25 kilowatts in nameplate capacity, a Class II net metering facility or a Class III net metering facility shall be exempt from the aggregate net metering capacity of net metering facilities and may net meter and accrue Class I, Class II or Class III net metering credits if it is generating renewable energy and serves on-site load, other than parasitic or non-station load, provided that any credits that are in excess of its annual electricity consumption as calculated at the end of the calendar year shall be credited or paid out at the utility’s avoided cost rate.

 


Additional co-sponsor(s) added to Amendment #433 to H4879

Amendment relative to net metering for on-site renewable energy facilities

Representative:

Jonathan Hecht

Tommy Vitolo

John H. Rogers

Christopher Hendricks

Jack Patrick Lewis

Elizabeth A. Malia

Susannah M. Whipps

Antonio F. D. Cabral

Natalie M. Blais

Carol A. Doherty

John J. Mahoney

Richard M. Haggerty

Mindy Domb

Kay Khan

Daniel J. Ryan

Aaron Vega

Lindsay N. Sabadosa

Paul W. Mark