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2014 Statute


66-1248.Agreements to finance and install energy conservation measures; cost recovery; liability and limitations thereof. (a) Electric and natural gas public utilities, as defined in K.S.A. 66-101a and 66-1,200, and amendments thereto, may enter into agreements with customers and landlords of customers for the financing of the purchase price and installation cost of energy conservation measures by such utilities.

(b) Such utilities may recover the cost of such financing and related program costs through tariffs approved by the state corporation commission pursuant to K.S.A. 66-117, and amendments thereto, and paid for by the customers benefitting from the installation of the energy conservation measures.

(c) Except as otherwise required by the state corporation commission, through the approved tariff or otherwise, such utilities shall assume no liability for the installation, operation or maintenance of such measures, and shall not provide any warranty as to the merchantability of the measures, or its fitness for a particular purpose, and no action shall be maintained against any such utility the basis of which is such liability or warranty.

(d) Nothing in this section shall be construed to limit any rights or remedies of utility customers and landlords of utility customers against other parties to a transaction involving the purchase and installation of energy conservation measures.

History: L. 2007, ch. 58, § 1; July 1.