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AB-2340 Distribution grid: distributed generation.(2011-2012)

As Amends the Law Today


 Section 379.9 is added to the Public Utilities Code, to read:

 The commission shall convene a proceeding on or before July 1, 2013, to develop rules for the reimbursement of distribution grid upgrade costs to developers of wholesale distribution generation facilities constructed subsequent to the completion of interconnection studies. Those costs shall be included in each electrical corporation’s rate base. The rules shall ensure that distribution grid upgrades are cost-effective for ratepayers. The commission, in developing the rules, shall consider federal rules under which transmission grid upgrade costs are reimbursed.