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EA461FBD717E461987258385005BA538 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1003

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date Jan 17, 2019      
Location HCR 0112



HB19-1003 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


09:41:06 AM  

Representatives Hansen and Valdez, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1003 using a powerpoint presentation (Attachment A). This bill increases the maximum size of a community solar garden from two to ten megawatts and modifies requirements related to subscriber locations.

09:59:49 AM  

Representatives Hansen and Valdez responded to questions from the committee.

10:10:09 AM  

John Hereford, representing Oakleaf Energy Partners, testified in support of the bill.

10:14:44 AM  

Jason Anderson, Saguache County Commissioner, testified in support of the bill.

10:19:46 AM  

Mary Broderic, representing the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 68 Denver, testified in support of the bill.

10:30:04 AM  

Jack Ihle, representing Xcel Energy, testified in support of the bill.

10:36:53 AM  

Committee discussion about customer requirements ensued.

10:39:56 AM  

Ralph Lufen, representing the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Electrical Contractors Association, testified in support of the bill.

10:43:19 AM  

Jeff Cramer, representing the Coalition for Community Solar Access, testified in support of the bill.

10:45:56 AM  

Tom Hunt, representing Pivot Energy, testified in support of the bill.

10:49:58 AM  

Larry Don Suckla, representing Montezuma County, testified in support of the bill.

10:52:52 AM  

Jan Rose, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



11:03:14 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B).
Moved Valdez A.
Seconded Weissman
Froelich Yes
Geitner No
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Excused
Liston Yes
Saine No
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Weissman Yes
Hooton No
Jackson Yes
YES: 7   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


11:05:32 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment C).
Moved Valdez A.
Seconded Weissman
Froelich Yes
Geitner No
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Excused
Liston Yes
Saine No
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Weissman Yes
Hooton Yes
Jackson Yes
YES: 8   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


11:06:49 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment D).
Moved Valdez A.
Seconded Weissman
Froelich Yes
Geitner No
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Excused
Liston No
Saine No
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Weissman Yes
Hooton Yes
Jackson Yes
YES: 7   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


11:08:30 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1003, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Valdez A.
Seconded Weissman
Froelich Yes
Geitner No
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Excused
Liston No
Saine No
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Weissman Yes
Hooton Yes
Jackson Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS