2023 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Surovell
Establish Commonwealth Energy Research Consortium Fund (language only)

Item 122 #3s

Item 122 #3s

Commerce and Trade
Department of Energy


Page 121, delete lines 39 through 54.

Page 121, line 39, insert "Out of this appropriation, $10,000,000 in the second year from the general fund is provided to fund the Commonwealth Energy Research Fund to support the Commonwealth Energy Research Consortium's activities to (i) conduct energy and environmental research that furthers the Commonwealth Clean Energy Policy; (ii) provide objective analysis and planning to guide decisions in the public and private sectors, including analysis of potential legislation; (iii) identify programs that would reduce energy costs to consumers; and (iv) create a statewide energy efficiency strategy."

Page 122, delete lines 1 through 6.


(This is a language only amendment that reallocates $10.0 million from the Virginia Power Innovation Fund to the Commonwealth Energy Research Fund established by Senate Bill 1166 of the 2023 General Assembly.)