HB 4652

Natural Gas Fired Electric Generation Act of 2024

The purpose of this bill is to encourage development, transportation and use of electricity generated using West Virginia natural gas by directing the West Virginia Economic Development Authority to identify and designate sites suitable for natural gas electric generation facilities and by providing for expedited consideration and decision concerning applications for permits to construct and operate natural gas electric generation facilities.

ISSUES: Climate, Development

CWV Position: Opposes

Status: Introduced 1/12/2024; referred to; referred to Energy and Manufacturing, then Government Organization