State of Minnesota Forty-Eighth Meeting
House of Representatives Eighty-Sixth Session
Energy Finance and Policy Division
Representative Andrew Falk, Chair, called the forty-eighth meeting to order at 8:44 a.m. on April 27, 2010 in the Basement hearing room of the State office Building.
The Clerk noted the roll.
Kulick Jackson, Gail
A quorum was not present.
HF3618 (Bly) Rate schedules established for certain renewable energy projects, surcharge established on electricity consumption, and reports required.
Rep. Bly presented the bill.
A quorum was present.
Rep. Hilty moved approval of the minutes of April 20, 2010. The motion prevailed. The minutes were adopted.
Rep. Bly moved the HF3618.
Rep, Bly moved the H3618DE2 amendment. The motion prevailed. The amendment was adopted.
Testifying in favor or the bill:
Slides: Rationale for Community-Oriented Renewable Energy (CORE)
Mr. John Farrell, Research Associate
Institute for Local Self-Reliance
612-379-3815 x210 (w) |
1313 5th St. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414 | 612-379-3815
Chart: Project Payment Structure
Slides: Community Options for Renewable Energy (CORE)
Handout: Community Options for Renewable Energy (CORE)
Ms. Lisa Daniels, Executive Director
612-870-3462 (w) | 612-270-7161 © | 612-813-5612 (fax) |
2105 1st Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404 | 612-870-3461
Rep. Bly spoke to the bill.
The author and testifiers stood for questions.
9:51 testifying against the bill:
Slides: Minnesota House Energy Finance and Policy Division.
Mr. Bill Glahn, Deputy Commissioner
Dept. of Commerce - Office of Energy Security
651-296-9325 (w) | 651-297-7891 (fax) |
85 7th Place E, Suite 500, St. Paul, MN 55101-2198
10:04 a.m. - The meeting was adjourned.
Representative Bill Hilty, Chair
Committee Legislative Assistant
Links to Handouts:
Maedl, Marcus. "The German FIT for Renewable Energy -- A Bargain."
RenewablEenergyWorld. 14 April 2008.
Dohmen, Frank, Nils Klawitter, and Wolfgang Reuter. "Revolt of the Sun Kings; Solar Industry Fights to Save Subsides."
Speigel.de. 22 April 2010.
Van Loon, Jeremy. "Windmill Boom Curbs Electric Power Prices for RWE (Update 2)."
Bloomberg. 26 April 2010.
Gonzalez, Angel, and Keith Johnson. "Spain’s Solar-Power Collapse Dims Subsidy Model."
The Wall Street Journal. 8 September 2009.
Roberts, Martin. "Spain renewable industry fears subsidy cuts."
Reuters. 22 April 2010.