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S.1595: Renewable Electricity Standard Act of 2013
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||energy|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Tom Udall, D-N.M.|
|Total Cosponsors||5 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||Oct. 29, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Oct. 29, 2013|
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Renewable Electricity Standard Act of 2013 - Amends the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA) to require a retail electric supplier to submit to the Secretary of Energy (DOE) for 2014 and thereafter one or more of the following: (1) specified federal renewable energy credits, (2) certification of the renewable energy generated and electricity savings, and (3) specified alternative compliance payments. Prescribes, for 2014 through 2039, a schedule of graduated annual percentages of a retail electric supplier's base amount that shall be generated from renewable energy resources (increasing from 6% in 2014 to 25% in 2025).
Directs the Secretary to establish a program to: (1) verify and issue federal renewable energy credits to generators of renewable energy; (2) track the sale, exchange, and retirement of the credits; and (3) enforce the federal renewable energy credits program.
Directs the Secretary to issue a generator of electric energy one federal...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Oct. 29, 2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.|