SB 5223-S - DIGEST

Modifies certain net metering of electricity provisions.

Increases the minimum threshold for the cumulative generating capacity that a utility must make available for net metering systems.

Requires unused kilowatt-hour credits to be used to assist qualified low-income residential customers of the electric utility in paying their electric bills.

Requires the amount of kilowatt-hours of electricity consumed for the most recent twelve-month period to appear on customer billing statements.

Requires the state building code council, in consultation with the department of commerce and local governments, to conduct a study of the state building code and adopt changes necessary to encourage greater use of renewable energy systems.

Requires the department of commerce to convene a work group to identify issues and laws associated with the future of net metering.

Provides a June 30, 2021, expiration date for the work group.