Reports and Testimony

Testimony - Reports

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129th Legislature 1st Session

Testimony

  • L.D. 1796 - May 30, 2019 - Resolve, To Study Transmission Grid Reliability and Rate Stability in Northern Maine
  • L.D. 1757 - May 23, 2019 - An Act To Clarify Certain Standards for the Efficiency Maine Trust's Triennial Plan 
  • L.D. 1741 - May 21, 2019 - Resolve, Directing the Public Utilities Commission To Examine Performance-based Rates for Electric Utilities
  • L.D. 994 - May 16, 2019 - Resolve, To Require the Approval by the Public Utilities Commission of a Proposal for a Long-term Contract for Deep-water Offshore Wind Energy
    • Attachment - Comments of the Office of the Public Advocate in PUC Docket 2010-00235
  • L.D. 1711 - May 16, 2019 - An Act To Promote Solar Energy Projects and Distributed Generation Resources in Maine
  • L.D. 1646 - May 14, 2019 - An Act To Restore Local Ownership and Control of Maine's Power Delivery Systems
  • L.D. 1494 - May 7, 2019 - An Act To Reform Maine's Renewable Portfolio Standard
  • L.D. 1614 - May 7, 2019 - Resolve, Establishing the Commission To Study the Economic, Environmental and Energy Benefits of Energy Storage to the Maine Electricity Industry
  • L.D. 912 - May 1, 2019 - An Act To Establish the Wood Energy Investment Program
  • L.D. 1603 - May 1, 2019 - An Act To Improve Cell Phone Service in Underserved Areas by Installing Wireless Base Stations at State-owned Facilities
  • L.D. 1622 - May 1, 2019 - An Act To Promote the Use of Wood Pellet Central Heating Systems
  • L.D. 1556 - April 25, 2019 - An Act Regarding Filing Fees in Transmission Line Proceedings
  • L.D. 1557 - April 25, 2019 - An Act To Authorize an Additional Position in the Office of the Public Advocate
  • L.D. 1558 - April 25, 2019 - An Act To Change the Definition of "Gas Utility" in the Laws Governing Public Utilities
  • L.D. 1559 - April 25, 2019 - An Act To Require the Public Utilities Commission To Open an Investigation Whenever It Initiates a Management Audit
  • L.D. 1560 - April 25, 2019 - An Act Regarding Utility Reorganizations
  • L.D. 1567 - April 25, 2019 - An Act To Change the Deadline for Submission of the Annual Report of the Public Advocate
  • L.D. 1464 - April 17, 2019 - An Act To Support Electrification of Certain Technologies for the Benefit of Maine Consumers and Utility Systems and the Environment
  • L.D. 1371 - April 10, 2019 - An Act To Ensure Nondiscriminatory Treatment of Public, Educational and Governmental Access Channels by Cable System Operators
  • L.D. 1248 - April 3, 2019 - Resolve, To Direct the ConnectME Authority To Report on the Progress of the Detailed 2019-2021 Strategic Plan for Broadband Service in Maine
  • L.D. 1063 - March 27, 2019 - An Act To Support the Role of Municipalities in Expanding Broadband Infrastructure
  • L.D. 1139 - March 27, 2019 - An Act To Eliminate Restrictions on Capacity and the Number of Accounts for Net Energy Billing
  • L.D. 1181 - March 27, 2019 - An Act To Reduce Electricity Costs through Nonwires Alternatives 
  • L.D. 1192 - March 27, 2019 - An Act To Establish Municipal Access to Utility Poles Located in Municipal Rights-of-way
  • L.D. 1206 - March 27, 2019 - An Act To Improve Aboveground Utilities' Responsiveness to Public Interests
  • L.D. 1027 - March 19, 2019 - An Act To Eliminate the 100-megawatt Limit on Hydroelectric Generators under the Renewable Resources Laws
  • L.D. 1048 - March 19, 2019 - An Act To Encourage Conservation in Determining Natural Gas Rates
  • L.D. 1060 - March 19, 2019 - An Act To Authorize Consumers Located Adjacent to Electric Power Generators To Obtain Power Directly
  • L.D. 334 - March 14, 2019 - An Act To Change the Definition of "Renewable Capacity Resource"
  • L.D. 918 - March 14, 2019 - An Act Regarding Utility Line Extensions
  • L.D. 1003 - March 14, 2019 - An Act To Ensure Accurate Explanations of Electric Bills
  • L.D. 790 - March 5, 2019 - An Act To Eliminate the Cap on the Number of Accounts or Meters Designated for Net Energy Billing
  • L.D. 807 - March 5, 2019 - An Act Regarding the Duties of the Public Advocate
  • L.D. 832 - March 5, 2019 - An Act To Expand Options for Consumers of Cable Television in Purchasing Individual Channels and Programs
  • L.D. 834 - March 5, 2019 - An Act To Establish Minimum Service Standards for Electric Utilities
  • L.D. 434 - February 28, 2019 - An Act to Price Carbon Pollution in Maine
  • L.D. 658 - February 26, 2019 - Resolve, To Direct a Plan for Energy Independence for Maine
  • L.D. 581 - February 19, 2019 - An Act To Direct Electric Utilities To Provide Comparative Usage Data on Customer Billing Statements
  • L.D. 347 - February 14, 2018 - An Act To Provide Sustainable Funding for Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure
  • L.D. 383 - February 14, 2018 - Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 101: ConnectME Authority, a Major Substantive Rule of the ConnectME Authority
  • L.D. 147 - February 5, 2019 - An Act To Extend Internet Availability in Rural Maine
  • L.D. 173 - February 5, 2019 - An Act To Promote Economic Development and Critical Communications for Family Farms, Businesses and Residences by Strategic Public Investment in High-speed Internet
  • L.D. 196 - February 5, 2019 - Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 320: Electric Transmission and Distribution Utility Service Standards, a Major Substantive Rule of the Public Utilities Commission
  • L.D. 273 - February 5, 2019 - An Act To Require Transmission and Distribution Utilities To Purchase Electricity from Renewable Resources at Certain Prices
  • L.D. 13 - January 31, 2019 - An Act To Allow Microgrids That Are in the Public Interest
  • L.D. 31 - January 31, 2019 - An Act Regarding Rules Adopted by the ConnectME Authority
  • L.D. 41 - January 29, 2019 - An Act To Replace Net Energy Billing with a Market-based Mechanism
  • L.D. 68 - January 29, 2019 - An Act To Improve the Record Keeping of the Public Utilities Commission
  • L.D. 91 - January 29, 2019 - An Act To Eliminate Gross Metering

Committee Presentations

Reports

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