H.R.1624 - To amend the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 to establish uniform national standards for the interconnection of certain small power production facilities.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] (Introduced 04/15/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/25/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1624 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/15/2011)
Amends the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA) to direct the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to establish a standard by which each electric utility shall make interconnection service available, upon request, to any electric consumer served by the utility with respect to any facility on the consumer's premises that has a power production capacity of at least two megawatts.
Grants FERC powers to enforce such standard.
Directs FERC to establish, for the consideration of state regulatory authorities, a model standard for the interconnection of small power production facilities that have a power production capacity of between 2 and 20 megawatts.