Senate Substitute 1 for Senate Bill 119
145th General Assembly (2009 - 2010)
The General Assembly has ended, the current status is the final status.
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 26 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE RENEWABLE ENERGY PORTFOLIO STANDARDS.
This act will further strengthen Delaware’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards by increasing and extending the required minimum percentage of renewable energy supply. The amendments included in this act will provide stability for the development of renewable energy markets in the State of Delaware. The act will also incentivize renewable energy projects that employ Delaware labor and locally manufactured products. The act also provides consumer protections by limiting any rate impacts. Finally, the act provides for municipal electric companies and rural electric cooperatives to have equitable participation in Delaware’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards and create greater opportunity for renewable energy technologies to reach market parity for the benefit of all Delaware ratepayers.
Takes effect upon being signed into law