2019-2020 BILLS

Clean Energy NH tracks legislation relating to clean energy, energy efficiency, clean tech, electric vehicles, and beyond. View the bills we're tracking below and view our 2019-2020 policy priorities here.

ABOUT OUR BILL TRACKING

Bills are organized below according to topic. Each listing displays the bill number, the official bill description, and a link to the bill docket through the NH General Court website. The bill docket houses the full bill text, sponsors, history, and any upcoming actions. Visit the bill docket to find more information about each bill.

 

*Please note: More House bills & Senate bills coming soon*

CENH SUPPORTS

CENH OPPOSES

CENH NO POSITION

SOLAR

HB1215

relative to the installation of solar energy systems in condominiums and homeowner associations

HB1406

relative to the property tax exemption for solar energy systems

HB1535

relative to installation of solar photovoltaic energy systems by condominium unit owners and owners subject to deed restrictions in a homeowners association

SB424

relative to the property tax exemption for solar energy systems

 

 STORAGE & MICROGRIDS

HB1210

establishing a property tax exemption for energy storage systems

HB1301

establishing a committee to study applications of microgrids in electricity supply

HB1541

relative to including battery storage facilities in the definition of energy facility

SB498

relative to customer electrical energy storage

 

RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARDS & RENEWABLE ENERGY CREDITS

HB1364

relative to payments to the public utilities commission in lieu of meeting renewable portfolio standards for biomass

HB1366

relative to the computation of renewable energy credits

HB1518

relative to the alternative compliance payments for renewable energy obligations not met through the purchase of renewable energy credits

HB1519

establishing a committee to study class IV resources under the renewable portfolio standard

SB492

relative to the electric renewable portfolio standard

SB494

relative to the public utilities commission estimates of electricity production for customer-sited sources that are net metered and for which renewable energy certificates are not issued

SB495

relative to biodiesel in class I electric renewable energy

SB497

relative to the class IV hydroelectric requirement under electric renewable portfolio standards

 

NET METERING

HB1218

relative to net energy metering and limits for customer generators

HB1225

allowing increased net energy metering limits for municipal hydroelectric facilities

HB1262

relative to the purchase of output of limited electrical energy producers

HB1402

establishing procedures for municipal host customer-generators of electrical energy

HB1481

relative to the net metering cap for customer-generators

HB1515

relative to group host net energy metering

SB518

relative to group host net energy metering for low-income community solar projects, limited electrical energy producers storage systems and private sector sales, outdoor lighting policies, and aggregation of electric utility customers

ELECTRIC VEHICLES

HB1444

requiring the adoption of vehicle emissions standards based on the California clean car standards

HB1620

relative to electric vehicle parking spaces

HB1649

establishing a road usage fee and making an appropriation therefor

HB1650

establishing a road usage registration fee and making an appropriation therefor

ENERGY EFFICIENCY

HB1261

relative to the energy consumption reduction goal

HB1317

relative to funding for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects by residential, commercial, and industrial ratepayers

HB1342

establishing a program for installation of heat pumps for low-income housing

HB1355

establishing a committee to study energy efficiency programs

HB1418

authorizing funds of the department of agriculture to be used for increasing farm energy efficiency

HB1480

relative to the use of system benefits charges

HB1496

relative to the regional greenhouse gas initiative cap and trade program for controlling carbon dioxide emissions

HB1684

establishing an energy conservation program and an energy conservation project fund and establishing the state PACE reserve fund

 
 
 

OTHER ENERGY BILLS

HB1116

relative to the definition of "eligible facility" as it pertains to renewable generation to provide fuel diversity

HB1146

relative to the duties of the site evaluation committee

HB1365

repealing the energy efficiency and sustainable energy board

HB1370

relative to baseload renewable generation credits for biomass energy facilities

HB1405

relative to the installation of wireless electric utility meters

HB1429

relative to integrated distribution plans of energy utilities

HB1430

establishing a commission to study attainment of a clean-energy electric grid by 2030

HB1478

repealing the law on preservation and use of renewable generation to provide fuel diversity

HB1479

relative to municipal energy commissions

HB1631

relative to taxation of certain hydro-electric generation facilities

SB462

relative to state energy management

SB499

requiring the public utilities commission to establish electric utility performance incentives and penalty mechanisms

SB530

relative to property tax exemptions for renewable energy systems

SB603

relative to financial assistance for biomass and forest product workers

SB463

relative to aggregation of electric utility customers

SB587

relative to the duties and membership of the energy efficiency and sustainable energy board

SB590

establishing a committee to develop science-based emissions reduction goals for the state of New Hampshire

SB668

establishing an offshore wind commission, establishing an office of offshore wind industry development in the department of business and economic affairs, and making an appropriation therefor

SB610

establishing a commission to evaluate the transportation climate initiative framework for a draft memorandum of understanding and associated modeling and scenarios

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RETAINED BILLS FROM 2019

SB159

relative to net energy metering limits for customer-generators

SB13

relative to limited electrical energy producers and net energy metering

SB122

relative to expenditures from the energy efficiency fund

HB715

relative to electrical energy storage

HB466

relative to the capacity of electricity customer generators for eligibility for net energy metering

HB735

relative to carbon pricing