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IURC schedules meeting to kick-off rulemaking to implement Indiana Voluntary Clean Energy Portfolio Standard program created by P.L. 150-2011 or SEA 251 June 30, 2011

Posted by Laura Arnold in Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC), Uncategorized, Voluntary Clean Energy Portfolio Standard Program.
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Indiana Distributed Energy Advocates (IDEA) is planning to participate in the rulemaking process intended to implement a new law enacted by the 2011 Indiana General Assembly. IDEA will be forming a Task Force and will work with other groups and organizations with similar interests in renewable energy and distributed generation. State legislators have given the Commission a great deal of latitude in tying up the loose ends and to make sense out of this voluntary approach to encourage Indiana electric utilities to invest in renewable energy resources in the State of Indiana.

Please let me me know if you are interesting in participating and helping with this activity.

The following information was posted on the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission’s website on June 28th.

Notice is hereby given that the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC)  will hold public meetings on the agency’s Rulemaking to Establish Indiana’s Voluntary Clean

Energy Portfolio Standard Program, IURC RuleMaking #11-05. This rulemaking is in response to P.L. 150-2011 or Senate Enrolled Act (SEA) 251. SECTION 16 of SEA 251

which establishes the Voluntary Clean Energy Portfolio Standard Program, codified at Indiana Code 8-1-37. IC 8-1-37-10 states that the:

“Commission shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 to establish the Indiana voluntary clean energy portfolio standard program”

The public meetings will be held at the offices of the Commission located in the IURC Conference Center, Suite 220, National City Center, Judicial Courtroom 222, 101

W. Washington Street, Indianapolis, Indiana on the following dates:

July 8, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. local time (Agenda attached)

October 7,2011 at 10:00 a.m. local time

If an accommodation is required to allow an individual with a disability to participate in this meeting, please contact Danielle McGrath, Manager, External

Communications at (317) 232-2297 at least 48 hours before the meeting.

The meeting notice and agenda can be found at: http://www.in.gov/iurc/files/Public_Notice_6-28.pdf

The next steps after this initial meeting are as follows:

  • Written Comments – Aug. 15,2011.

  •  Strawman Draft Proposed Rule Circulated – Sept. 15, 2011

  •  Next Meeting – Oct. 7, 2011, at 10:00 a.m.


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