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SB 838 - Renewable Electricity - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Renewable Electricity

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (22-6) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (41-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Renewable Electricity

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires electricity utilities to use renewable sources of electricity.

Highlights:
-Requires all electric utilities that produce at least three percent of the total energy in the state to provide 25 percent of their energy from renewable sources by 2025 (sec. 6). -Requires electric utilities that produce less then 1.5 percent of the total energy in the state to provide 5 percent of their energy from renewable sources by the year 2025 (sec. 7). -Requires electric utilities that produce at least 1.5 percent but less then 3 percent of the states total energy to provide 10 percent of their energy from renewable sources by 2025 (sec. 7). -Defines renewable electricity source as: wind, solar, wave, tidal, geothermal, and biomass, with exceptions (sec. 4).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (20-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Renewable Electricity

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires electricity utilities to use renewable sources of electricity.

Highlights:
-Defines renewable electricity source as: wind, solar, wave, tidal, geothermal, and biomass, with exceptions (sec. 4). -Requires all electric utilities that produce at least 1.5 percent of the total energy in the state to provide 25 percent of their energy from renewable sources by 2025 (sec. 6). -Requires electric utilities that produce less then 1.5 percent of the total energy in the state to provide 5 percent of their energy from renewable sources by the year 2025 (sec. 7). -Allows utilities to recover the costs of implementing renewable portfolio standards through rate increases (sec. 13).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Renewable Electricity

Sponsors

  • Brad P. Avakian (OR - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

By Requests

  • Theodore 'Ted' Kulongoski (OR - D) (Out Of Office)
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