HB 3239

WV Energy Diversity Act

Establishing an orderly and comprehensive planning and review process for evaluating and developing renewable energy sources for power generation that will employ West Virginians and transition to a post-coal economy. Renewables include solar, wind, hydro, geothermal, and others. The bill establishes achievable targets for diversifying West Virginia’s energy production utilizing West Virginia resources. It authorizes a study commission to monitor progress towards achieving those goals.

Sponsors: John Doyle

ISSUES: Clean Air, Climate

CWV Position: Supports

Status: Introduced 1/12/22; referred to Energy and Manufacturing Committee