LD 558 (subjects: ALTERNATIVE ENERGY , RENEWABLE RESOURCES )
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|2/26/2015||House||Committee on Energy, Utilities and Technology suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on ENERGY, UTILITIES AND TECHNOLOGY.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
|2/26/2015||Senate||On motion by Senator Woodsome of York, REFERRED to the Committee on Energy, Utilities and Technology, in concurrence.|
|5/20/2015||Senate||Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)|
An Act To Amend the Community-based Renewable Energy Project Laws for Purposes of the Mayo Mill Project
Sec. 1. 35-A MRSA 3603, sub- 2, B and D, as enacted by PL 2009, c. 329, Pt. A, 4, are amended to read:
(1) Have an installed generating capacity of less than 100 kilowatts; or
(2) Are located in the service territory of a consumer-owned transmission and distribution utility.
The commission may modify the amount of generating capacity reserved under this paragraph based on program experience.
Under the community-based renewable energy pilot program, administered by the Public Utilities Commission, the total installed generating capacity of all program participants may not exceed 50 megawatts. That limit has been reached.
This bill increases the maximum generating capacity to 60 megawatts, which will allow other projects, including the Mayo Mill project in Dover-Foxcroft, to participate in the program.
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