2016 Uncodified Acts

2016 Virginia Uncodified Acts


An Act to direct the State Corporation Commission to evaluate the establishment of protocols for energy efficiency programs implemented by investor-owned electric utilities; report.

[H 1053]

Approved March 29, 2016


Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That the State Corporation Commission (the Commission) shall evaluate the establishment of uniform protocols for measuring, verifying, validating, and reporting the impacts of energy efficiency measures implemented by investor-owned electric utilities providing retail electric utility service in the Commonwealth and the establishment of a methodology for estimating annual kilowatt savings and a formula to calculate the levelized cost of saved energy for such energy efficiency measures. The Commission shall promptly commence such evaluation following the effective date of this act and shall receive input from interested parties and the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy. The Commission shall submit to the Governor and the General Assembly a report of its findings and recommendations by December 1, 2016.