Summary: H.R.729 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.729. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (01/30/2007)

Home Energy Generation Act - Amends the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 to require each state regulatory authority and nonregulated electric utility to conduct a hearing, and on the basis of such hearing, adopt a net metering standard.

Requires retail electric suppliers to offer to arrange to make net metering available to retail customers on a first-come-first-served basis.

Prescribes implementation requirements regarding: (1) net energy measurement; (2) billing practices; (3) ownership of credits; (4) safety and performance standards; (5) interconnection and model standards; and (6) consumer friendly contracts.