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Allow Electric Utility Customers Install Energy Storage Equipment

Concerning the right of consumers of electricity to interconnect energy storage systems for use on their property.
2018 Regular Session
Business & Economic Development
Natural Resources & Environment
Bill Summary

The bill declares that consumers of electricity have a right to install, interconnect, and use energy storage systems on their property, and that this will enhance the reliability and efficiency of the electric grid, save money, and reduce the need for additional electric generation facilities.

The bill directs the Colorado public utilities commission to adopt rules governing the installation, interconnection, and use of customer-sited energy storage systems.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


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