Summary: S.1030 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (05/03/2017)

This bill directs the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to submit to Congress a report on hydropower projects that:

  • identifies each project licensed by FERC that is located at a nonpowered site that serves as storage to support downstream power generation;
  • analyzes the value of electric power generation associated with each of these projects;
  • describes the range of options that exist under current law with respect to surrender or transfer of a FERC license for these projects;
  • identifies any barriers to the surrender or transfer of a FERC license for these projects; and
  • identifies the costs incurred by project owners resulting from the requirements imposed by a FERC license, including applicable costs broken down by category.