The provisions of sections 7-233y, 16-1, 16-32f, 16-50i, 16-50k, 16-50x, 16-243i to 16-243q, inclusive, 16-244c, 16-245d, 16-245m, 16-245n, 16-245z and 16-262i and section 21 of public act 05-1 of the June special session* apply to new customer-side distributed resources and grid-side distributed resources developed in this state that add electric capacity on and after January 1, 2006, and shall also apply to customer-side distributed resources and grid-side distributed resources developed in this state before January 1, 2007, that (1) have undergone upgrades that increase the resource’s thermal efficiency operating level by no fewer than ten percentage points or, for resources that have a thermal efficiency level of at least seventy per cent, have undergone upgrades that increase the resource’s turbine heat rate by no fewer than five percentage points and increase the electrical output of the resource by no fewer than ten percentage points, (2) operate at a thermal efficiency level of at least fifty per cent, and (3) add electric capacity in this state on or after January 1, 2007, provided such measure is in accordance with the provisions of said sections 7-233y, 16-1, 16-32f, 16-50i, 16-50k, 16-50x, 16-243i to 16-243q, inclusive, 16-244c, 16-245d, 16-245m, 16-245n, 16-245z and 16-262i and section 21 of public act 05-1 of the June special session*. On or before January 1, 2009, the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, in consultation with the Office of Consumer Counsel, shall report to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to energy regarding the cost-effectiveness of programs pursuant to this section.

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 16-243r

  • Authority: means the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority and "department" means the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
  • Consumer: means any private dwelling, boardinghouse, apartment, store, office building, institution, mechanical or manufacturing establishment or other place of business or industry to which water is supplied by a water company. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
  • Customer-side distributed resources: means (A) the generation of electricity from a unit with a rating of not more than sixty-five megawatts on the premises of a retail end user within the transmission and distribution system including, but not limited to, fuel cells, photovoltaic systems or small wind turbines, or (B) a reduction in the demand for electricity on the premises of a retail end user in the distribution system through methods of conservation and load management, including, but not limited to, peak reduction systems and demand response systems. 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