HB 4770

West Virginia Energy Efficiency Jobs Creation Act

The bill would require electric utility companies to adopt programs to increase energy efficiency and reduce consumption, and achieve measurable reduction of consumption between 2025 and 2034 rising by 1% of 2020 consumption annually. Various plans and reports are required.

Sponsors: Evan Hansen

ISSUES: Climate

CWV Position: Supports

Status: Introduced 1/16/2024; referred to Technology and Infrastructure, then Judiciary