PUC 2019 Legislative Implementation
The 2019 legislative session resulted in the passage of a number of bills involving the Public Utilities Commission (PUC), including one reauthorizing the PUC for seven years while adding various requirements related to clean energy planning, energy impact bonds, and wholesale electric cooperative resource planning.
The PUC will conduct investigations, rulemakings, adjudicatory proceedings and other actions to implement the requirements of the various bills. From this page you can track the progress of the various legislative implementation projects.
Bill Description: Reauthorizes the Public Utilities Commission for seven years and adds various requirements related to clean energy planning, energy impact bonds, and wholesale electric cooperative resource planning.
- Electric rule amendments (19R-0096E)
- Practice and Procedure rule amendments
- Wholesale electric cooperative (Tri-State) Electric Resource Planning
- Distribution System Planning
- Electric rate survey
- Performance based regulation
- Energy markets
- Rail civil penalties
- Vehicle booting companies
Bill Description: Establishes a process at the PUC whereby a public utility may undertake implementation of an electric motor vehicle infrastructure program within its certificated territory, and allows cost recovery.
Bill Description: Increases the maximum size of a Community Solar Garden (CSG) and makes other amendments to the statute authorizing the creation of CSGs.
Bill Description: Establishes statewide greenhouse gas pollution reduction goals.
Bill Description: Disqualifies an internet service provider (ISP) from receiving money through a grant from the Broadband Deployment Board, or through any state fund established to help finance broadband deployment, if the ISP engages in certain practices that interfere with an open internet.