S.1491 - PURPA PLUS Act

A bill to amend the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 to expand the electric rate-setting authority of States. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: A bill to amend the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 to expand the electric rate-setting authority of States. as introduced.
  • Short: PURPA PLUS Act as introduced.
  • Short: PURPA's Legislative Upgrade to State Authority Act as introduced.

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Official Summary

PURPA's Legislative Upgrade to State Authority Act or PURPA PLUS Act - Amends the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA), with respect to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) authority to prescribe rules requiring electric utilities to offer to sell and purchase

Official Summary

PURPA's Legislative Upgrade to State Authority Act or PURPA PLUS Act - Amends the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA), with respect to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) authority to prescribe rules requiring electric utilities to offer to sell and purchase electric energy to and from any qualifying cogeneration or small power production facility. Permits state regulatory authorities or nonregulated electric utilities, acting under state authority, to set rates exceeding the incremental cost of alternative electric energy for purchases from any such qualifying facility of up to two megawatts capacity. (Current law requires FERC to set rates that do not exceed the incremental cost to the electric utility of alternative electric energy.)

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