Legislative Priorities Archive

The VAEEC often supports legislation on energy efficiency. Below you will find information on our legislative priorities from 2015 to 2018.

To learn about legislation we are currently supporting, check out our Policy page.


2018

VAEEC Legislative Priorities

  • SB 855 (Sturtevant)/ HB 1261 (Hugo): Cost-effectiveness tests used in utility proceedings
  • SB 696 (Lewis)/ HB 1273 (Bulova/ Helsel): Governor’s bill requiring action for Virginia to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) to regulate carbon emissions from power plants
  • SB 894 (Wagner)/ HB 560 (Sullivan): These bills would create the Virginia Energy Efficiency Revolving Fund to provide no interest loans to localities, public schools and public institutions of higher education for energy efficiency projects.
  • HB 204 (Sullivan): Commercial Benchmarking enabling legislation

2017

VAEEC Legislative Priorities

Get the latest update on bills working through Virginia’s 2017 General Assembly session.


2016

VAEEC Legislative Priorities

Below is a list of bills that were introduced in Virginia’s 2016 General Assembly session that the Virginia Energy Efficiency Council endorsed.


2015

2015 VAEEC Legislative Priorities

Read the VAEEC statement on energy efficiency legislation passed in 2015.