- The Mayor, by, and through DDOE, shall contract with a SEU to conduct sustainable energy programs on behalf of the District of Columbia.
- The SEU shall be a private entity.
- The SEU shall conduct the sustainable energy programs under a brand name to be determined by the District Department of the Environment.
- The SEU contract shall provide that the SEU shall, at a minimum, achieve the following:
- Reduce per-capita energy consumption in the District of Columbia;
- Increase renewable energy generating capacity in the District of Columbia;
- Reduce the growth of peak electricity demand in the District of Columbia;
- Improve the energy efficiency of low-income housing in the District of Columbia;
- Reduce the growth of the energy demand of the District of Columbia's largest energy users; and
- Increase the number of green-collar jobs in the District of Columbia.
- The SEU contract shall be funded by the SETF. The SEU contract may also be funded by any other source of funding available to the Mayor, including:
- Federal funds;
- Private funds, subject to DDOE approval; and
- Other District funds.
- All funds used to support the SEU contract shall be managed by the Fiscal Agent.
- The SEU contract shall permit coordination with any similar private entity operating in an adjacent or nearby jurisdiction.
- The use of private grant money by the SEU shall be subject to DDOE approval.
- Notwithstanding the provisions of Unit A of Chapter 3 of Title 2, the SEU contract shall be awarded pursuant to the procedure set forth under this subchapter.
Historical and Statutory
Emergency Act Amendments
For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 201 of Clean and Affordable Energy Emergency Act of 2008 (D.C. Act 17-508, September 25, 2008, 55 DCR 10856).
Legislative History of Laws
For Law 17-250, see notes following § 8-1773.01.
DC CODE § 8-1774.01
Current through December 11, 2012
(Oct. 22, 2008, D.C. Law 17-250, § 201, 55 DCR 9225.)