Environment Council of Rhode Island

...building an ecologically healthy future in a sustainable economy

Distributed Generation

General Bill Info

Legislative Topic: 
Energy
Bill Year: 
2014
Brief Bill Description: 
  • Extends and expands Rhode Island's distributed generation (DG) program
  • Creates small solar class in DG
  • Switches DG from contract to tariff-based program
  • Removes cap on net metering

House and Senate Bills are identical.

Legislative Activity Type: 
Bill

ECRI Position

ECRI Pro/Con: 
Support
Leg Agenda/Priority: 
Legislative Priority
ECRI Position: 

ECRI supports both bills.