Solar + storage bill at the Louisiana Legislature will help create resilience hubs & allow people to stay safe in their homes during outages
The Aimee Freeman Solar+ Storage Bill (HB 806) will introduce a program to fund solar with battery storage at the Louisiana Legislature so that people can stay safe in their homes during outages and so that resilience hubs can build these systems to help with rapid response.
A similar bill, the Magee bill (807), has moved along past Commerce Committee to the house floor and is now scheduled for the senate floor on Monday, May 2nd as well.
The key differences between the two bills:
Read the originally filed bill, which is largely definitions and placeholder, below. Also see the expected amendments that Representative Freeman expects to put forward on Monday which will make the bill a program.