H.R. 4622 (112th): Solar Energy Deployment Act of 2012

Apr 25, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Jerry McNerney
Representative for California's 11th congressional district
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Apr 25, 2012
3 pages
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H.R. 1107 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 13, 2013


This bill was introduced on April 25, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Apr 25, 2012
Referred to Committee Apr 25, 2012
Full Title

To provide for the establishment of a grant program to assist State and local governments to install solar energy systems.


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Solar Energy Deployment Act of 2012 - Directs the Secretary of Energy to establish a program to award competitive grants to state and local governments for the design, purchase, and installation of qualifying solar equipment on rooftops or parking structures owned by the state or local government.
Directs the Secretary, in determining grant recipients, to consider: (1) the speed with which solar energy systems can be deployed, (2) the total amount of solar energy to be deployed, (3) financial need, (4) the use of best practices to ensure maximum efficiency of deployed systems, and (5) the use of materials and components that are manufactured in the United States.

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