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H.56 (Act 47)

An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Rep. Anthony Klein , Rep. Margaret Cheney
5/25/2011 - Signed by Governor on 5/25/2011
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House 5/25/2011 - Signed by Governor on 5/25/2011
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An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

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2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
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An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

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2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
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Although procedurally bills and resolutions are assigned to only one committee at a time, other committees may review the bill or resolution. This page contains results from both the assigned committee as well as other committees.

An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Committee Meetings

2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Meeting Full List

2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
15 min after Floor

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
8:30 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
11:00 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:00 PM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Steve Wark, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service
Dave Hallquist, CEO, Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, January 20, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
8:30 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Brian Keefe, Vice President, Government and Public Affairs, Central Vermont Public Service
Charles Storrow, partner, Kimbell, Sherman, Ellis LLP, Green Mountain Power
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, January 21, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
15 min. after Floor

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

John Spencer, Executive Director, Vermont Electric Power Producers, Inc
1:30 PM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Ben Luce, Professor, Lyndon State College

Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
15 min. after the Floor

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Andrew Perchlik, Director, Clean Energy Development Fund
15 min. after Budget Address

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:00 PM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Chris Dutton, President and CEO, Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc.
Kerrick Johnson, Vice President of External Affairs, Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc.
1:45 PM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Weatherization discussion

Steve Geller, Director, Southern Vermont Community Action
Harald Schmidke, Weatherization Director, Southern Vermont Community Action
Hal Cohen, Director, Central Vermont Community Action Council
Paul Zabriskie, Weatherization Director, Central Vermont Community Action Council

Thursday, January 27, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
8:30 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Thurs. p.m. NOTE: heating oil/Biofuels discussion to be continued following week (J.Choquette, N.White)

Matt Levin, Outreach and Development Director, Vermonters for a Clean Environment
William Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont
Johanna Miller, Outreach Director and Energy Program Co-Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Matt Cota, Lobbyist, Vermont Fuel Dealers Association
Netaka White, Bioenergy Program Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund
15 min. after Floor

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Tim Baechle, International Business Machines
Tom Buckley, Manager, Customer and Energy Services, Burlington Electric Department

Friday, January 28, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
After H.63 discussion

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

David Frank, Founder, SunWood Systems/REV Board of Directors for Biomass
David Mullett, Municipal Electric Utilities
1:00 PM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

solar energy; net metering

Chad Farrell, Principal, Encore Redevelopment
Mateo Kehler, Owner, Jasper Hill Farm
David Blittersdorf, Founder, AllEarth Renewables
David Murphy, Citizen
Judy Murphy , Citizen
Leigh Seddon, President, Alteris Renewables
Brian Dunkiel, Attorney, Shems Dunkiel Kassel & Saunders

Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
15 min. after the Floor

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Avram Patt, General Manager, Washington Electric Coop
15 min. after Caucus

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Chan Morgan, Partner, North Springfield Sustainable Energy Project; Winstanley Enterprises
2:30 PM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

James Moore, Clean Energy Advocate, Vermont Public Interest Research Group

Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
8:30 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

COMMITTEE discussion on H.56 starting at 8:30

Todd Bailey, Lobbyist, for Green Mountain Power
Joe Choquette, Lobbyist, American Petroleum Institute
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, February 3, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Netaka White, Biofuels Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund
Matt Cota, Lobbyist, Vermont Fuel Dealers Association
11:15 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

CEDF/net metering

Dave Palumbo, Independent Power LLC
Jay Myrto, Alteris Renewables
Tom Gardner, Managing Partner, Triland Partners
1:30 PM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Biomass Energy

Tom Emero, Co-Founder, Beaver Wood Energy
Eric Kingsley, Vice President, Innovative Natural Resource Solutions, LLC
William Bousquet, Partner, Beaver Wood Energy
Ted Wright Verrill, Managing Director, Beaver Wood Energy

Friday, February 4, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
1:00 PM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Biomass Energy

Adam Sherman, Interim Director, Biomass Energy Resource Center
2:00 PM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Committee discussion

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
11:15 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Biomass Energy

Christiane Egger, Deputy Manager, Energy Agency, Upper Austria
2:30 PM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

School Energy Management Program

Norm Etkind, Vermont Superintendents Association

Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

1) PURPA projects 2) net metering

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
John Warshow, Vermont Independent Power Producers
Jay Boerie, Martinsville Hydro
Mark Driscoll, Plant Manager, Ryegate Associates
Doug Goldsmith, Chief Operating Officer, AllEarth Renewables
Ken Pidgeon, President, Engineers Construction, Inc.
Douglas White, Project Manager, J.A. Morrissey, Inc
3:30 PM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Standard Offer discussion

Steve Tofel, Principal, ReKnew Energy Systems

Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
8:45 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Dave Lamont, Director of Planning, Department of Public Service
Elizabeth Miller, Commissioner, Department of Public Service

Thursday, February 10, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Committee Discussion


Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
11:00 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
2:00 PM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Steve Wark, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
8:30 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
2:30 PM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

W. Rickerson testimony via phone

Wilson Rickerson, CEO, Meister Consultants Group
Bob Howe, Div. of Fire Safety, Deparment of Public Safety
George Twigg, Deputy Policy Director, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation
Jamey Fidel, Forest Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Eric Palola, Senior Director, Forests Climate & Energy, National Wildlife Federation
Nelson Brownell, self

Thursday, February 17, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
15 min after Floor

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Dexter Lefavour, President, Lefavour P.C.
Matt Levin, Outreach and Development Director, Vermonters for a Clean Environment
Clay Francis, Clean Energy Advocate, VPIRG
Eric Kingsley, Vice President, Innovative Natural Resource Solutions, LLC
John Warshow, Vermont Independent Power Producers

Friday, February 18, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
1:00 PM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Avram Patt, General Manager, Washington Electric Coop
Todd Bailey, Lobbyist, Green Mountain Power
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Steve Wark, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service
Kelly Launder, Asst. Dir. of Planning & Energy Resources, Department of Public Service
Dave Lamont, Director of Planning and Energy Resources Division, Department of Public Service

Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10 min after Floor

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Ken Nolan, Manager of Resource Planning, Burlington Electric Department
David Mullett, Counsel, Vermont Public Power Supply Authority
2:30 PM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Catherine Z. Davis, Director of Government Affairs, Lake Champlain Chamber of Commerce

Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Mike Raker, Agricultural Energy Consultants, LLC
Ed Larson, Executive Director, Vermont Forest Products Association
Brian Keefe, Vice President, Government and Public Affairs, Central Vermont Public Service
Adam Necrason, Lobbyist, Renewable Energy Vermont
Andrew Savage, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, AllEarth Renewables
Andrew Raubvogel, Attorney, Shems Dunkiel Raubvogel & Saunders
James Jennings, Northern Power Systems
Josh Schlossberg, self
Nick Dubois, Avatar Energy

Thursday, February 24, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
after H.155 discussion

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Committee discussion of new draft

Sarah Hofmann, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service
Tom Buckley, Manager, Burlington Electric Department
Michael Obuchowski, Commissioner, Department of Buildings & General Services
5:15 PM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Sarah Hofmann, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, February 25, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
15 min after Floor

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Energy Efficiency

Tom Jagielski, International Business Machines
Jon Aldrich, International Business Machines
1:00 PM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

bill mark up

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Chris Recchia, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources

Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10 min. after Caucus

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:30 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Chris Recchia, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
10 min after Floor

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

William Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont
James Moore, Clean Energy Advocate, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
Todd Bailey, Lobbyist, Green Mountain Power
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Tom Buckley, Manager, Burlington Electric Department

Thursday, March 10, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

bill mark up

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Gregg Faber, Utility Analyst, Public Service Board
Parker Riehle, Executive Director, Vermont Ski Areas Association
Joe Choquette, Lobbyist, American Petroleum Institute
John Warshow, Vermont Independent Power Producers
10 min after Floor

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Bill mark up

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, March 11, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10 min after Floor

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

bill vote in afternoon

Andrew Savage, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, AllEarth Renewables
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
11:45 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Rep. Margaret Cheney, Sponsor
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Andrew Perchlik, Director, Clean Energy Development Fund
Sarah Hofmann, Public Advocacy Director, Department of Public Service
Rep. Margaret Cheney, Reporter
Hal Cohen, Executive Director, Central Vermont Community Action Council

Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
8:30 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Continued

Nathan Lavery, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Sarah Hofmann, Public Advocacy Director, Department of Public Service
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
9:45 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Todd Bailey, Green Mountain Power
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Nathan Lavery, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
William Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont

Thursday, March 31, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:30 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Todd Bailey, Green Mountain Power
Sarah Hofmann, Public Advocacy Director, Department of Public Service
4:00 PM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Rep. Tony Klein, Chair, House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Andrew Perchlik, Director, Clean Energy Development Fund

Friday, April 1, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
after H.218 testimony

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Amendment introduction

Rep. Oliver K. Olsen, Representative, Jamaica

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:30 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Rep. Margaret Cheney, Reporter, House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
after H.332 discussion

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Amendment introductions

Rep. Cynthia Browning, Arlington
Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Sponsor, Northfield
Philene Taormina, Advocacy Director, AARP Vermont
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:45 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

committee's consideration of bill amendments

Rep. Brian K. Savage
Rep. Mark Higley

Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Amendments

Rep. Brian K. Savage
Rep. Cynthia Browning
Philene Taormina, Advocacy Director, AARP Vermont
11:00 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Amendments

Michael Sirotkin, Community of Vermont Elders
Karen Lafayette, Vermont Low Income Advocacy Council
Jeanne Kennedy, Green Mountain Power
John Hollar, Central Vermont Public Service (CVPS)

Thursday, April 7, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10 min after the Floor

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

CEDF projects-Administration's funding proposal

Sarah Hofmann, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Andrew Perchlik, Director, Clean Energy Development Fund

Thursday, April 14, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Rep. Margaret Cheney, Sponsor, House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:45 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Andrew Savage, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, AllEarth Renewables
Leigh Seddon, President, Alteris Renewables
James Moore, Clean Energy Advocate, Vermont Public Interest Research Group

Friday, April 15, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
8:00 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Markup and Vote

Sen. Vincent Illuzzi, Chair, Senate Economic Development, Housing, and General Affairs Committee
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel
James Moore, Clean Energy Advocate, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
George Twigg, Deputy Policy Director, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation
Jake Gross, Student, UVM
Elizabeth Trail, Student, UVM
Matt Cota, Lobbyist, Vermont Fuel Dealers Association
Bob Stannard, Renewable Fuels
Joe Choquette, Lobbyist, Downs Rachlin Martin
William Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont
Sarah Hofmann, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service
Karen Horn, Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
8:00 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Committee Vote: 5-0

Henry Chauncey, Shelburne Planning Commission
John Warshow, Selectboard Member, Independent Power Producers Association
David Hall, Legislative Counsel
James Moore, Clean Energy Advocate, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
Joe Choquette, Lobbyist, Downs Rachlin Martin
Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, AT&T
Sarah Hofmann, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service
Gregg Faber, Staff, Public Service Board

Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
-

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Witnesses via telephone

Mark Driscoll, Plant Manager, Ryegate Associates
John Warshow, Member, Independent Power Producers Association
Sarah Hofmann, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
9:00 a.m.

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Bill review, testimony, and proposed amendments

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, Green Mountain Power (GMP)
Wendy Morgan, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
Matt Cota, Lobbyist, Vermont Fuel Dealers Association
Gregg Faber, Staff, Public Service Board
-

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Testimony via telephone

Dave Hallquist, CEO, Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc.
George Twigg, Deputy Policy Director, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 28, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
1:00 p.m.

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Clean Energy Development Fund - Administration's Proposal

Jeb Spaulding, Secretary, Agency of Administration
Andrew Perchlik, Director, Clean Energy Development Fund
Nathan Lavery, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Adam Necrason, Lobbyist, Renewable Energy Vermont
-

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Adam Necrason, Lobbyist, Renewable Energy Vermont

Friday, April 29, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
-

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Tom Evslin, Stowe
Gregg Faber, Staff, Public Service Board
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Matt Cota, Vermont Fuel Dealers Association
Randy Pratt, Manager of Government Relations, Vermont Electric Coop
Sarah Hofmann, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service
Lawrence Miller, Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
John Hollar, Lobbyist, Central Vermont Public Service (CVPS)
Adam Necrason, Lobbyist, Renewable Energy Vermont

Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
after S.34 discussion

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

committee vote of amended bill

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
8:30 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

H.439 language in H.56

Sarah Hofmann, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service
Elizabeth Miller, Commissioner, Department of Public Service
2:30 PM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

H.439 language in H.56 on Billbacks

Elizabeth Miller, Commissioner, Department of Public Service

Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
11:00 AM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Proposed Amendments

Rep. Peter J. Fagan
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:00 PM

H.56 - An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Sarah Hofmann, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service
William Griffin, Deputy Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General

No committee documents found for H.56 in the 2011 - 2012 Legislative Session.
An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Witnesses Who Testified

2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Rep. Margaret Cheney, Reporter, House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
  • Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Jon Aldrich, International Business Machines
  • Tim Baechle, International Business Machines
  • Todd Bailey, Lobbyist, for Green Mountain Power
  • Todd Bailey, Lobbyist, Green Mountain Power
  • David Blittersdorf, Founder, AllEarth Renewables
  • Jay Boerie, Martinsville Hydro
  • William Bousquet, Partner, Beaver Wood Energy
  • Nelson Brownell, self
  • Rep. Cynthia Browning, Arlington
  • Tom Buckley, Manager, Burlington Electric Department
  • Tom Buckley, Manager, Customer and Energy Services, Burlington Electric Department
  • Joe Choquette, Lobbyist, American Petroleum Institute
  • Hal Cohen, Director, Central Vermont Community Action Council
  • Matt Cota, Lobbyist, Vermont Fuel Dealers Association
  • Catherine Z. Davis, Director of Government Affairs, Lake Champlain Chamber of Commerce
  • Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Sponsor, Northfield
  • Mark Driscoll, Plant Manager, Ryegate Associates
  • William Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont
  • Nick Dubois, Avatar Energy
  • Brian Dunkiel, Attorney, Shems Dunkiel Kassel & Saunders
  • Chris Dutton, President and CEO, Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc.
  • Christiane Egger, Deputy Manager, Energy Agency, Upper Austria
  • Tom Emero, Co-Founder, Beaver Wood Energy
  • Norm Etkind, Vermont Superintendents Association
  • Gregg Faber, Utility Analyst, Public Service Board
  • Chad Farrell, Principal, Encore Redevelopment
  • Jamey Fidel, Forest Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
  • Clay Francis, Clean Energy Advocate, VPIRG
  • David Frank, Founder, SunWood Systems/REV Board of Directors for Biomass
  • Tom Gardner, Managing Partner, Triland Partners
  • Steve Geller, Director, Southern Vermont Community Action
  • Doug Goldsmith, Chief Operating Officer, AllEarth Renewables
  • Dave Hallquist, CEO, Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc.
  • Rep. Mark Higley
  • Sarah Hofmann, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service
  • Bob Howe, Div. of Fire Safety, Deparment of Public Safety
  • Tom Jagielski, International Business Machines
  • James Jennings, Northern Power Systems
  • Kerrick Johnson, Vice President of External Affairs, Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc.
  • Brian Keefe, Vice President, Government and Public Affairs, Central Vermont Public Service
  • Mateo Kehler, Owner, Jasper Hill Farm
  • Eric Kingsley, Vice President, Innovative Natural Resource Solutions, LLC
  • Dave Lamont, Director of Planning and Energy Resources Division, Department of Public Service
  • Ed Larson, Executive Director, Vermont Forest Products Association
  • Kelly Launder, Asst. Dir. of Planning & Energy Resources, Department of Public Service
  • Dexter Lefavour, President, Lefavour P.C.
  • Matt Levin, Outreach and Development Director, Vermonters for a Clean Environment
  • Ben Luce, Professor, Lyndon State College
  • Johanna Miller, Outreach Director and Energy Program Co-Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
  • James Moore, Clean Energy Advocate, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
  • Chan Morgan, Partner, North Springfield Sustainable Energy Project; Winstanley Enterprises
  • David Mullett, Municipal Electric Utilities
  • David Mullett, Counsel, Vermont Public Power Supply Authority
  • David Murphy, Citizen
  • Judy Murphy , Citizen
  • Jay Myrto, Alteris Renewables
  • Adam Necrason, Lobbyist, Renewable Energy Vermont
  • Ken Nolan, Manager of Resource Planning, Burlington Electric Department
  • Michael Obuchowski, Commissioner, Department of Buildings & General Services
  • Rep. Oliver K. Olsen, Representative, Jamaica
  • Eric Palola, Senior Director, Forests Climate & Energy, National Wildlife Federation
  • Dave Palumbo, Independent Power LLC
  • Avram Patt, General Manager, Washington Electric Coop
  • Andrew Perchlik, Director, Clean Energy Development Fund
  • Ken Pidgeon, President, Engineers Construction, Inc.
  • Mike Raker, Agricultural Energy Consultants, LLC
  • Andrew Raubvogel, Attorney, Shems Dunkiel Raubvogel & Saunders
  • Chris Recchia, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
  • Wilson Rickerson, CEO, Meister Consultants Group
  • Parker Riehle, Executive Director, Vermont Ski Areas Association
  • Andrew Savage, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, AllEarth Renewables
  • Rep. Brian K. Savage
  • Josh Schlossberg, self
  • Harald Schmidke, Weatherization Director, Southern Vermont Community Action
  • Leigh Seddon, President, Alteris Renewables
  • Adam Sherman, Interim Director, Biomass Energy Resource Center
  • John Spencer, Executive Director, Vermont Electric Power Producers, Inc
  • Charles Storrow, partner, Kimbell, Sherman, Ellis LLP, Green Mountain Power
  • Philene Taormina, Advocacy Director, AARP Vermont
  • Steve Tofel, Principal, ReKnew Energy Systems
  • George Twigg, Deputy Policy Director, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation
  • Steve Wark, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service
  • John Warshow, Vermont Independent Power Producers
  • Douglas White, Project Manager, J.A. Morrissey, Inc
  • Netaka White, Bioenergy Program Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund
  • Netaka White, Biofuels Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund
  • Ted Wright Verrill, Managing Director, Beaver Wood Energy
  • Paul Zabriskie, Weatherization Director, Central Vermont Community Action Council
House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Todd Bailey, Green Mountain Power
  • Rep. Cynthia Browning
  • Rep. Margaret Cheney, Reporter
  • Rep. Margaret Cheney, Sponsor
  • Hal Cohen, Executive Director, Central Vermont Community Action Council
  • William Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont
  • Rep. Peter J. Fagan
  • William Griffin, Deputy Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General
  • Sarah Hofmann, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service
  • Sarah Hofmann, Public Advocacy Director, Department of Public Service
  • John Hollar, Central Vermont Public Service (CVPS)
  • Jeanne Kennedy, Green Mountain Power
  • Rep. Tony Klein, Chair, House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
  • Karen Lafayette, Vermont Low Income Advocacy Council
  • Nathan Lavery, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Elizabeth Miller, Commissioner, Department of Public Service
  • Andrew Perchlik, Director, Clean Energy Development Fund
  • Rep. Brian K. Savage
  • Michael Sirotkin, Community of Vermont Elders
  • Philene Taormina, Advocacy Director, AARP Vermont
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Matt Cota, Vermont Fuel Dealers Association
  • Matt Cota, Lobbyist, Vermont Fuel Dealers Association
  • Mark Driscoll, Plant Manager, Ryegate Associates
  • Tom Evslin, Stowe
  • Gregg Faber, Staff, Public Service Board
  • Dave Hallquist, CEO, Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc.
  • Sarah Hofmann, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service
  • John Hollar, Lobbyist, Central Vermont Public Service (CVPS)
  • Nathan Lavery, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Lawrence Miller, Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • Wendy Morgan, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • Adam Necrason, Lobbyist, Renewable Energy Vermont
  • Andrew Perchlik, Director, Clean Energy Development Fund
  • Randy Pratt, Manager of Government Relations, Vermont Electric Coop
  • Jeb Spaulding, Secretary, Agency of Administration
  • Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, Green Mountain Power (GMP)
  • George Twigg, Deputy Policy Director, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation
  • John Warshow, Member, Independent Power Producers Association
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
  • Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel
  • Henry Chauncey, Shelburne Planning Commission
  • Rep. Margaret Cheney, Sponsor, House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
  • Joe Choquette, Lobbyist, Downs Rachlin Martin
  • Matt Cota, Lobbyist, Vermont Fuel Dealers Association
  • William Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont
  • Gregg Faber, Staff, Public Service Board
  • Jake Gross, Student, UVM
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel
  • Sarah Hofmann, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service
  • Karen Horn, Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Sen. Vincent Illuzzi, Chair, Senate Economic Development, Housing, and General Affairs Committee
  • Dave Lamont, Director of Planning, Department of Public Service
  • Elizabeth Miller, Commissioner, Department of Public Service
  • James Moore, Clean Energy Advocate, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
  • Andrew Savage, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, AllEarth Renewables
  • Leigh Seddon, President, Alteris Renewables
  • Bob Stannard, Renewable Fuels
  • Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, AT&T
  • Elizabeth Trail, Student, UVM
  • George Twigg, Deputy Policy Director, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation
  • John Warshow, Selectboard Member, Independent Power Producers Association

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No fiscal documents found for H.56 in the 2011 - 2012 Legislative Session.
No committee of conference members found for H.56 in the 2011 - 2012 Legislative Session.
An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Committee of Conference Meetings

2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
No committee of conference meeting history found for H.56 in the 2011 - 2012 Legislative Session.
No committee of conference report found for H.56 in the 2011 - 2012 Legislative Session.

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Act


An act relating to the Vermont Energy Act of 2011

Statutes Affected

2011 - 2012 Legislative Session

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel
Notes
Includes subject matter related to H.17, H.57, H.149, H.155, H.156, H.185, H.439, and H.456.

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