SENATE BILL NO. 35
AS AMENDED BY
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLES 26 AND 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE GREEN ENERGY FUND.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Amend Subsection 1014(a) of Title 26 of the Delaware Code by striking the figure “$0.000178” in the first sentence thereof and replacing it with the figure “$0.000356”.
Section 2. Amend Subsection 8057(b) of Title 29 of the Delaware Code by adding at the end thereof the following:
“, and an additional 2.5% of the moneys may be used for outreach activities including marketing, advertising and workshops.”
Section 3. Amend Subsection 8057(d)(4) by adding the following: “Provided the Controller General approves, annual funds collected and unused during one fiscal year that have been apportioned to the commercial sector in the Green Energy Endowment Program may be moved for use in the residential sector in following years to allow the Energy Office to satisfy application queues should they develop.”
Section 4. Amend Subsection 8057(d)(2)(a) of Title 29 of the Delaware Code by deleting in its entirety the sentence beginning “Cash grants for”.
Section 5. Amend Subsection 8057(d) of Title 29 of the Delaware Code by renumbering the current paragraph (d)(4) to (d)(5) and inserting a new paragraph after paragraph (d)(3) as follows:
“(4) Solar Energy Curriculum Program.
a. The Solar Energy Curriculum Program shall provide cash grants from the Green Energy Fund to high schools in Delaware that are Delmarva Power customers and that create a course, or curriculum, that teaches the science, economics, policy, and hands-on installation of solar photovoltaic technology. Grants made under this program shall provide 100% funding for the installation of a solar photovoltaic system to be used as part of the qualifying school’s solar energy curriculum. Total funding may not exceed $10,000 per school for solar equipment only, and shall not prevent the school from participating in the Green Energy Endowment Program. Green Energy Fund dollars committed to such installations shall not exceed $100,000 per year total. The Energy Office shall establish appropriate curriculum eligibility criteria before awarding any such grants.”
Section 6. Amend Subsection 8057(d)(1)(b)(2) by deleting the figure “$22,500” and replacing it with the figure “$31,500”.
Approved July 24, 2007