06 May '13, 9pm

State Renewable Energy Policy Developments - April Recap

State Renewable Energy Policy Developments - April Recap

Media coverage of renewable energy developments at the state level continued to center on the efforts led by the Koch Brothers-backed American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) to try and weaken, repeal, or “repeal-by-weaken” renewable energy portfolio standard (RPS) in a couple dozen of the 29 states plus Washington, D.C. that have them. There are several, perhaps less well known, positive developments too. The figure below from a recent report by Justin Barnes and Chelsea Barnes of Keyes, Fox & Wiedman, LLP, categorizing active legislative proposals as either ‘strengthening’ or ‘weakening’ state RPSs, provides what I think is a more accurate and more complete picture of what is going on with clean energy in state legislatures. (The starred states denote the four states with in-depth reviews further down this posting.) Note the balance of “RPS strengthening measures” pl...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/pbull/state_renewable_e...

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