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  393.1020.  Citation of law — definitions. — 1. It is the general assembly's intent to encourage the development and utilization of technically feasible and economical renewable technologies, creating cleaner and more sustainable forms of energy for the residents of the state. It is for this reason that sections 393.1020 to 393.1040 shall be known as the "Green Power Initiative".

  2. The definitions provided in section 386.020, RSMo, shall apply to sections 393.1020 to 393.1040. As used in sections 393.1020 to 393.1040, the following terms mean:

  (1) "Department", the department of natural resources;

  (2) "Eligible renewable energy technology", sources of energy that shall be considered renewable for purposes of this section shall include but not be limited to the following:

  (a) Solar, including photovoltaic cells, concentrating solar power technologies, and low temperature solar collectors;

  (b) Wind;

  (c) Hydroelectric, not including pump storage;

  (d) Hydrogen from renewable sources;

  (e) Biomass, any organic matter available on a renewable basis, including dedicated energy crops and trees, agricultural food and feed crops, agricultural crop wastes and residues, wood wastes and residues, animal waste, aquatic plants, biogas from landfills or wastewater treatment plants; and

  (f) Other renewable energy sources defined by rule by the commission after consultation with the department;

  (3) "Energy efficiency", verifiable reductions in energy consumption, or verifiable reductions in the rate of energy consumption growth, as defined by rule by the commission after consultation with the department, as a result of measures implemented by electrical corporations and electricity consumers which may include, but not be limited to, pricing signals, electronic controls, education, information, infrastructure improvements, and the use of high efficiency equipment and lighting;

  (4) "Total retail electric sales", the kilowatt-hours of electricity delivered in a year by an electrical corporation to its Missouri retail customers.


(L. 2007 S.B. 54)

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