Each person, as defined in section 16-1, operating an electric generating facility in this state shall register with the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority. Not later than January 1, 2001, the authority shall adopt regulations in accordance with chapter 54 to establish standards and procedures for the registration of electric generators pursuant to this section. The provisions of this section shall not apply to any (1) hydroelectric generating facility, or (2) electric generating device (A) with a generating capacity of four megawatts or less, or (B) that is owned and operated by an electric distribution company or gas company, as defined in section 16-1.
Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 16-258b
- Authority: means the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority and "department" means the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
- distribution company: means any person providing electric transmission or distribution services within the state, but does not include: (A) A private power producer, as defined in section 16-243b. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
- Gas company: includes every person owning, leasing, maintaining, operating, managing or controlling mains, pipes or other fixtures, in public highways or streets, for the transmission or distribution of gas for sale for heat or power within this state, or engaged in the manufacture of gas to be so transmitted or distributed for such purpose, but shall not include (A) a person manufacturing gas through the use of a biomass gasification plant provided such person does not own, lease, maintain, operate, manage or control mains, pipes or other fixtures in public highways or streets, (B) a municipal gas utility established under chapter 101 or any other gas utility owned, leased, maintained, operated, managed or controlled by any unit of local government under any general statute or any public or special act, or (C) an entity approved to submeter pursuant to section 16-19ff. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
- Person: means an individual, business, firm, corporation, association, joint stock association, trust, partnership or limited liability company. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1