Supporters split the bipartisan proposals into separate bills this session in hopes of overcoming opposition.
Unlike the first phase, ComEd isn’t legally obligated to use renewables, but the company says it will seriously consider them as it reviews proposals.
The legislation would prohibit standby fees but allows an “equitable” cost of service charge by utilities.
Amid complaints that the state’s current law is unworkable, legislators revive a vetoed bill under a new governor.
Consumers Energy plans to combine solar and storage in a 4-square-block project in Jackson, Michigan.