Not later than January 1, 2007, and annually thereafter, the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority shall assess the number and types of customer-side and grid-side distributed resources, as defined in section 16-1, projects financed pursuant to the provisions of public act 05-1 of the June special session* and such projects’ contributions to achieving fuel diversity, transmission support, and energy independence in the state. Not later than January 1, 2007, and biennially thereafter, the authority shall collect the information in such annual assessments and report, in accordance with the provisions of section 11-4a, on the effectiveness of the award program established in section 16-243i and on its findings to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to energy.
Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 16-243k
- Authority: means the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority and "department" means the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
- Grid-side distributed resources: means the generation of electricity from a unit with a rating of not more than sixty-five megawatts that is connected to the transmission or distribution system, which units may include, but are not limited to, units used primarily to generate electricity to meet peak demand. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1