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Substitute House Bill No. 5496

Public Act No. 16-134

AN ACT CONCERNING CERTAIN VIRTUAL NET METERING FACILITIES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Section 16-244u of the general statutes is amended by adding subsection (h) as follows (Effective from passage):

(NEW) (h) Where a virtual net metering facility or agricultural virtual net metering facility requires a permit from the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection under chapter 446c or chapter 446d and the municipal, state or agricultural customer host has submitted a virtual net metering application to the electric distribution company for such virtual net metering facility or agricultural virtual net metering facility on or before December 1, 2015, and the electric distribution company has accepted such virtual net metering application, such municipal, state or agricultural customer host shall have eighteen months from the date of the issuance of the final permit from the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to cause such virtual net metering facility or agricultural virtual net metering facility to become operational.

Approved June 9, 2016