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SB 690

Renewable Energy Portfolio - Waste-to-Energy and Refuse-Derived Fuel

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Session: 2011
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This text refers to the Concurrence Vote in the Senate.
Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that includes waste-to-energy and refuse-derived fuel as Tier 1 renewable energy sources.
-Expands the definition of a "Tier 1 renewable energy source" to include waste-to-energy and refuse-derived fuel, provided that the source is connected with the electricity distribution grid serving Maryland (Sec. 1). -Specifies that energy from a Tier 1 renewable source is eligible for inclusion in meeting the renewable energy portfolio standard regardless of when the generating system or facility was placed into service, and that energy from a Tier 1 source may be applied to the percentage requirements for both Tier 1 and Tier 2 renewable sources (Sec. 1). -This act is effective October 1, 2011 (Sec. 2).

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Recent Votes

  • On third reading on passage
    47 all votes
    24 yes votes
    20 no votes
    3 other votes
  • 47 all votes
    11 yes votes
    31 no votes
    5 other votes
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