SOLAR & NET METERING:

  • Support legislation that enables condominiums and homeowner associations with greater access to solar (HB1215, HB1535)

  • Support legislation that raises the per-project net metering cap size from 1MW to 5MW to allow larger energy users to properly size systems to meet their energy needs (HB1218)

ENERGY EFFICIENCY:

  • Support legislation that provides resources to increase energy efficiency on NH farms (HB1418)

  • Support legislation that devotes more funding to energy efficiency programs (HB1317, HB1496)

  • Oppose legislations that would remove dedicated funding to low-income energy efficiency programs (HB1480)

ENERGY STORAGE & MICROGRIDS:

  • Support legislation that provides for greater education of microgrids and innovative energy system technology (HB1301)

  • Support legislation that encourages energy storage systems through property tax exemption (HB1210)

  • Support legislation to encourage statewide bring-your-own-device energy storage program (Senate LSR not yet public)

RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARDS & RENEWABLE ENERGY CREDITS

  • Support legislation that modifies the capacity factor for unclaimed Renewable Energy Credits (HB1366and senate LSR 2774)

  • Support legislation to increase goals for solar (Senate LSR TBD)

  • Oppose legislation that eliminates biomass under the Renewable Portfolio Standards (HB1364)

ELECTRIC VEHICLES

  • Oppose legislation to create a road usage fee that disincentivizes emerging electric vehicle technology (HB1649)

  • Support smart sustainable transportation planning policies including HB1620, which prohibits non-electric or hybrid vehicles from using parking spaces dedicated for EV charging

OTHER ENERGY BILLS

  • Oppose HB1479, requiring all local energy commissions to report annually to the Office of Strategic Initiatives, as these commission members are typically volunteers and reporting requirements distract from their limited resources including time and bandwidth

  • Oppose HB1365, which would eliminate the Energy Efficiency & Sustainable Energy Board, a stakeholder group that should continue to meet and advance clean energy and efficiency