04 Aug '11, 7pm

What Should a Federal Clean Energy Standard Look Like? via @greentechmedia

What Should a Federal Clean Energy Standard Look Like? via @greentechmedia

It’s going to be wind and biomass, and it’s going to cost some money. Those are the (mostly) unsurprising conclusions of a new report from the Congressional Budget Office, The Results of Renewable or Clean Electricity Standards , that examines how the standard might be implemented on a national scale. Using various models, the CBO assessed seven different scenarios for the standards. The study found that, depending on the structure of the policy, such as whether non-renewables (natural gas) would be worth partial credits or if alternative compliance payments were allowed, there were very different outcomes. But any national standard, the authors argued, would be better than the state-by-state approach that is currently happening. The CBO borrowed models from the National Renewable Energy Lab, Resources for the Future and the Energy Information Administration to assess the ...

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