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Legislative Updates WVEC January 25, 2015
GREEN Vol. 25 Issue 2
Dismantling Silos | Can Young Innovation and Entrepreneurship Change the Course of the 2015 Regressive Legislature? | Repeal of the Alternative and Renewable Portfolio Standards Act Passes both Houses | Debate highlights W.Va.’s inaction on energy diversity, efficiency | Here’s a Great Idea–Let’s Shoot Ourselves in Both Feet! | Important Dates ‘n Other Stuff | Bills We Are Tracking More
Issues: DEPEnergyEnergy efficiencyRenewable energyWater
Net metering
Newsletter article Rob Goodwin January 25, 2015
Can Young Innovation and Entrepreneurship Change the Course of the 2015 Regressive Legislature?
There is one thing that repealing the WV Alternative Energy and Renewal Portfolio Standard (SB1), legislation limiting flexibility in the creation of a State Clean Power Plan HB2004 / SB4, and mandating state DHHR, DNR, DEP rules are no more stringent than federal rules (HB2269) have in common. They are priority bills at the top of the 2015 Legislature’s agenda closing doors for opportunities in innovation and entrepreneurship. More
Issues: DEPEnergyEnergy efficiencyRenewable energy
Solar energy
Newsletter article Vickie Wolfe January 25, 2015
Repeal of the Alternative and Renewable Portfolio Standards Act Passes both Houses
In last week’s “Update,” we told you that both legislative chambers had produced committee substitutes for S.B. 1 and its companion bill H.B. 2001; these are bills that propose to repeal West Virginia’s Alternative and Renewable Portfolio Standard (AREPS). Both committee substitutes retain the net metering provision of the AREPS. More
Issues: Renewable energy
Calendar
Newsletter article Vickie Wolfe January 25, 2015
Important Dates ‘n Other Stuff
February 18: E-day at the Capitol, followed by the WVEC's awards dinner that evening. More... More
Issues: Renewable energyWater
Legislative Updates WVEC January 19, 2015
GREEN Vol. 25 Issue 1
Introducing the New Lobbying Team |House and Senate committees take up repeal of AREP Act early on | Yes, you can! Make a difference, that is | The January 9th Chemical Disaster and Moving Forward on Water through the Legislature, Evolution! Change! Transition! More
Issues: EnergyMCHMRenewable energyWater
Go Solar
Newsletter article John Christensen January 18, 2015
House and Senate committees take up repeal of AREP Act early on
The WV Legislature opened this week for their annual 60-day session and it is patently obvious that ALEC, American Legislative Exchange Council, will be running the Republican agenda from the start. An ALEC bill SB 1 and HB 2001, the repeal of the Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Act (in its entirety) aka AREP was the first two bills introduced and they have already been through committees in both chambers, first in the Senate EIM committee the second day of the session and also in the house Energy committee only a few minutes later on the same afternoon. More
Issues: EnergyRenewable energy
Blog WVEC July 22, 2008
Renewable Energy Campaign
Renewable Energy Campaign Second edition, July, 2008:  West Virginia Citizens’ Energy Plan For Economic Opportunities and a Sustainable Future (pdf) Campaign Goal: To diversify West Virginia’s energy portfolio from its current dependence on the harmful and costly consumption of fossil fuels toward the use of renewable energy sources and the development of new, economically sustainable […] More
Issues: Renewable energy
Blog troutguy December 20, 2005
Net Metering: Grassroots Energy Generation
By Frank Young How would you like to make your electric meter run backwards? “Net metering” is a concept that would change West Virginia Public Service Commission (PSC) rules to allow homeowners to be reimbursed for any excess electricity they may generate from alternative sources like solar, wind and other means. Allan Tweddle, Renewable Energy […] More
Issues: Net meteringRenewable energy
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