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SB18-009

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.
Session:
2018 Regular Session
Subjects:
Business & Economic Development
Energy
Natural Resources & Environment
Bill Summary

Electric utilities - installation of customer-sited energy storage systems - rules and procedures. The act 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.

The act 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 this bill as enacted.)

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