|124th MAINE LEGISLATURE
|An Act To Create a Smart Grid Policy in the State
|Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
|Committee: Utilities and Energy
|Fiscal Note Required: Yes
|Minor cost increase - Other Special Revenue Funds
Minor cost increase - General Fund
|Fiscal Detail and Notes
|Additional costs to the Public Utilities Commission to conduct adjudicatory proceedings on petitions regarding smart grid coordinators, to approve smart grid transition plans, to adjust rates of transmission and distribution utilities for reasonable smart grid costs and to report annually on related progress in acheiving the purposes of the bill can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.
|Additional costs to the Department of Labor associated with coordinating with transmission and distribution utilities on certain transition plans can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.