Virginia Electric Utility Regulation Act (Virginia)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Virginia|
|Name||Virginia Electric Utility Regulation Act (Virginia)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Safety and Operational Guidelines|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy|
|Program Administrator||Virginia State Corporation Commission|
The Virginia Electric Utility Regulation Act constitutes the main legislation in Virginia that pertains to the regulation of the state's electric utilities. The Act directs the State Corporation Commission to construct regulations for electric utilities, and contains information on rate regulations. Section 56-585.2 specifically pertains to the integration of renewable energy sources into the electric grid through the state's renewable portfolio program. More specific regulations can be found in the state's Administrative Code.
|Department||Virginia State Corporation Commission|
|Division||Division of Energy Regulation|
|Address 2||1300 E. Main St.|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Va. Code 56-576 through 56-596|
|Authority 2:||Va. Admin. Code 20-5|