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SB18-009

Allow Electric Utility Customers Install Energy Storage Equipment

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

The bill declares that consumers of electricity have a right to install, interconnect, and use electricity 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 distributed electricity storage systems.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

Bill Text

Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. S. Fenberg, Sen. K. Priola

Sponsor

Sen. J. Cooke, Sen. L. Guzman, Sen. K. Lundberg

Co-sponsor

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