Peter Floyd presented, "Georgia Territorial Electric Service Act 101," during this conference hosted by MEAG Power. This discussion related to the following two Acts of the Georgia General Assembly.
- Ga. Territorial Electric Service Act of 1973
- Provides for exclusive service areas for each electric service provider (GPC, EMC and Municipals) with limited exceptions, e.g., large load customer choice and corridor (existing line) rights.
- Also, provides protections from discrimination by electric providers.
- Ga. Cogeneration and Distributed Generation Act of 2001
- Provides that customers that generate their own electricity may use that electricity free from most PSC regulation.
- Also, provides for the process by which customer generators may sell electricity back to an electric supplier.
The Mayors Summit was designed to provide insight to local communities on unfolding energy related issues as well as detailed information on renewable resources, transmission security, emission controls and more. The following topics were discussed during the program.
Overview of the Cyber Security GRID Act and what result it will have on transmission networks.
Why the TRAIN Act was proposed to curtail the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) regulations that affect jobs, economic competitive-ness, energy reliability and ratepayers’ costs.
Information on Georgia’s Reapportionment Report that is creating new Congressional districts.
November 11-13, 2011
The Ritz-Carlton Lodge at Reynolds Plantation / Greensboro, GA