H.R.6342 - To establish pilot projects for agriculture renewable energy systems.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Holden, Tim [D-PA-17] (Introduced 09/29/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||11/16/2010 Referred to the Subcommittee on Rural Development, Biotechnology, Specialty Crops, and Foreign Agriculture.|
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Summary: H.R.6342 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/29/2010)
Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to establish renewable energy pilot programs to provide eligible entities in a participating state with financial and technical assistance to implement renewable energy systems on farms.
Requires a participating state to establish a net metering program that measures the difference between electricity supplied by an electric utility and the electricity generated by a net metering customer and fed back to the electric utility over an applicable billing period.