Bill Status of HB2825 100th General Assembly
Short Description: UTILITY-ENERGY EFFICIENCY
Rep. Jerry Costello, II
| 3/31/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that certain energy efficiency and demand-response plans administered by the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity that were approved by the Illinois Commerce Commission on or before the effective date of Public Act 99-906 for the period June 1, 2014 through May 31, 2017 shall continue to be in force and effect through December 31, 2017. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and each such utility is authorized to increase, on a pro rata basis, the energy savings goals and budgets approved in its plan to reflect the additional 7 months of the plan's operation. Provides that implementation of energy efficiency measures targeted at the public sector shall prioritize programming whose goal is to make local, State, and federal public facilities more economical and environmentally responsible, and that such programming shall be contracted to State public universities and community colleges that have existing relationships with or experience serving public sector energy efficiency programs in the State.