The proposal would allow state regulators to approve multiyear rate increases based on projected spending.
A new state law follows an earlier proposal that opponents said could have made projects prohibitively expensive.
Sen. Bill Rabon said the measure won’t be heard in his committee before lawmakers end their 2019 session.
A new bill drops a proposed moratorium on wind farms in favor of changes to ensure military concerns are heard.
Critics wanted the state Utilities Commission to gather more evidence before deciding on the long-range resource plan.