Establishes the nodal metering initiative demonstration project.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 2802 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE January 23, 2013 ___________Introduced by Sen. BALL -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommuni- cations AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to establishing the nodal metering initiative pilot demonstration project by the Northern Westchester Energy Action Consortium THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The public authorities law is amended by adding two new sections 1884 and 1885 to read as follows: S 1884. NODAL METERING INITIATIVE PILOT DEMONSTRATION PROJECT. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED THE NODAL METERING INITIATIVE DEMONSTRATION PROJECT. THE PURPOSES OF THE PROJECT SHALL BE TO SELECT APPROPRIATE NODAL POINTS ALONG THE TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION GRIDS FOR THE INSTALLATION OF SMART METERS TO ACCURATELY MEASURE THE ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION WITHIN A COMMUNITY OF THE NORTHERN WESTCHESTER ENERGY ACTION CONSORTIUM, CARRY OUT TEST AND OPERATION PROCEDURES AND PROVIDE RESULTS OF THESE PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATION. S 1885. STATE OVERSIGHT AND FUNDING. THE AUTHORITY SHALL EXERCISE OVERSIGHT OVER THE NODAL METERING INITIATIVE PILOT DEMONSTRATION PROJECT, ESTABLISHED IN SECTION EIGHTEEN HUNDRED EIGHTY-FOUR OF THIS ARTICLE AND IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO DISBURSE FUNDS TO THE NORTHERN WEST- CHESTER ENERGY ACTION CONSORTIUM TO CARRY OUT THE PURPOSES OF SUCH SECTION. S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall have become a law.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07162-01-3