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Budget Amendments - SB30 (Floor Approved)

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Solar Energy Storage Capacity Study

Item 117 #2h

Item 117 #2h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Commerce and Trade
Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy FY2019 $50,000 FY2020 $50,000 GF

Language
Page 92, line 47, strike "$4,186,931" and insert "$4,236,931".
Page 92, line 47, strike "$4,186,931" and insert "$4,236,931".

Page 93, after line 27 insert:

"E. Out of this appropriation, $50,000 the first year and $50,000 the second year from the general fund shall be used for the Virginia Solar Development Authority working with the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy to conduct a study to determine whether or not future legislation in the form of regulatory reforms and incentives will prove fruitful in encouraging emerging energy storage capacity in the Commonwealth."



Explanation

(This amendment provides funding of $50,000 from the general fund the first year and $50,000 from the general fund the second year to conduct a study of potential regulatory reform and potential incentives to encourage emerging energy storage capacity in the Commonwealth. Further detailed authorization is contained in House Joint Resolution 101.)