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h_tra_2018a_2018-03-22t11:15:04z1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1270

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date Mar 22, 2018      
Location HCR 0112



HB18-1270 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


11:23:06 AM  
Reps. Hansen and J. Becker introduced House Bill 18-1270. The bill directs the Public Utilities Commission (PUC), by February 1, 2019, to consider whether to establish, by rule as part of the planning process, mechanisms for the procurement of energy storage systems by investor-owned electric utilities. If the PUC decides to establish mechanisms for the procurement of energy storage systems by electric utilities, it must adopt rules establishing mechanisms for evaluating the acquisition of energy storage systems into the planning process. Rep. Hansen distributed a fact sheet to the committee [Attachment A].
11:29:05 AM  

Mr. Jonathan W. Postal, representing Nikola Power and the Colorado Cleantech Industries Association, testified in support of the bill. He answered several committee questions.

11:31:20 AM  
Ms. Alice Jackson, representing Xcel Energy, testified in support of the bill. She answered several committee questions.
11:38:25 AM  

Mr. John Fernandes, representing Ivenergy, testified in support of the bill.

11:45:02 AM  
Mr. Mark Detsky, representing the Colorado Independent Energy Association, testified in support of the bill.
11:47:41 AM  
Mr. Jonathan Koehn, representing Colorado Communities for Climate Action, testified in support of the bill.
11:51:15 AM  
Reps. Hansen and J. Becker gave some closing remarks on the bill.


11:53:03 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1270 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Hansen
Seconded Becker J.
Becker J. Yes
Bridges Yes
Buck Yes
Carver Yes
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Hansen Yes
Jackson Yes
Lawrence Yes
Lewis Yes
Roberts Yes
McLachlan Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS