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SB 48: "An Act relating to the goal of obtaining 50 percent of the energy used by the state and state-funded facilities from clean energy sources by 2025."

00                             SENATE BILL NO. 48                                                                          
01 "An Act relating to the goal of obtaining 50 percent of the energy used by the state and                                
02 state-funded facilities from clean energy sources by 2025."                                                             
03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
04    * Section 1. AS 44.99.115 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:                                           
05 (b)  It is a goal of the state energy policy that, by 2025, at least 50 percent of                                      
06 the energy used by the state and state-funded facilities be obtained from clean energy                                  
07 sources. Each year, the Alaska Energy Authority shall request from each state agency                                    
08 or state-funded facility, and each state agency or state-funded facility shall provide, an                              
09 estimate of the percentage of energy the state agency or state-funded facility obtains                                  
10       from a clean energy source. In this subsection,                                                                   
11 (1)  "clean energy" means energy from wind; solar; geothermal;                                                          
12 wasteheat recovery; hydrothermal; wave; tidal; river in-stream; hydropower; low-                                        
13 emission nontoxic biomass based on solid or liquid organic fuels from wood, forest,                                     
14 and field residues, or animal or fish products; landfill gas; digester gas; or a heat                                   
01       pump;                                                                                                             
02                 (2)  "state-funded facility" means a                                                                    
03                      (A)  public school building; in this subparagraph, "public                                         
04            school" has the meaning given in AS 14.25.220 but does not include a charter                                 
05            school as defined in AS 14.03.290; and                                                                       
06                      (B)  community facility for which a utility receives power cost                                    
07            equalization under AS 42.45.110(b).