Summary: H.R.4866 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to House with amendment(s) (08/08/1994)

Amends the Federal Power Act to extend for two years the removal of the size restrictions for renewable energy facilities larger than 80 megawatts (thereby conferring upon such facilities the regulatory benefits conferred under the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA).

Requires the Secretary of Energy to study and report to the Congress on current implementation of PURPA, including: (1) mandatory purchase requirements; (2) implementation of avoided cost requirements by State public service commissions; and (3) ownership restrictions.