H1203B1668A01494       DMS:DHB 06/14/07    #90             A01494
                       AMENDMENTS TO HOUSE BILL NO. 1203
                                    Sponsor:  REPRESENTATIVE ROSS
                                           Printer's No. 1668

     1       Amend Title, page 1, line 8, by striking out "definition of"
     2    and inserting
     3               definitions of "customer-generator" and
     4       Amend Sec. 1, page 1, lines 14 through 16, by striking out
     5    all of said lines and inserting
     6       Section 1.  The definitions of "customer-generator" and
     7    "force majeure" in section 2 of act of November 30, 2004
     8    (P.L.1672, No.213), known as the Alternative Energy Portfolio
     9    Standards Act, are amended to read:

    10       Amend Sec. 1 (Sec. 2), page 2, by inserting between lines 1
    11    and 2
    12       "Customer-generator."  A nonutility owner or operator of a
    13    net metered distributed generation system with a nameplate
    14    capacity of not greater than 50 kilowatts if installed at a
    15    residential service or not larger than [1,000] 3,000 kilowatts
    16    at other customer service locations, except for customers whose
    17    systems are above [one megawatt] three megawatts and up to [two]
    18    five megawatts who make their systems available to operate in
    19    parallel with the electric utility during grid emergencies as
    20    defined by the regional transmission organization or where a
    21    microgrid is in place for the primary or secondary purpose of
    22    maintaining critical infrastructure, such as homeland security
    23    assignments, emergency services facilities, hospitals, traffic
    24    signals, wastewater treatment plants or telecommunications
    25    facilities, provided that technical rules for operating
    26    generators interconnected with facilities of an electric
    27    distribution company, electric cooperative or municipal electric
    28    system have been promulgated by the Institute of Electrical and
    29    Electronic Engineers and the Pennsylvania Public Utility
    30    Commission.
    31       * * *