17 Sep '13, 1pm

Western states are leading the way to a sustainable energy economy. Find out more via @ACORE #r…

Western states are leading the way to a sustainable energy economy. Find out more via @ACORE #r…

Well-designed state policies have been instrumental in attracting renewable energy companies from around the world to deploy renewable energy in the region for power, heating and transportation. Nine of the 13 western states have binding mandates for renewable energy production, many with minimums for certain distributed generation technologies and/or solar energy. An array of state financial incentives pair with these rules and regulations to mitigate the cost of renewable energy systems. Many states continue to express political support for increased renewable energy development, like in Nevada, where the state government recently passed legislation that would close its remaining coal-fired plants and increase renewable energy production in the state. A number of states also defeated legislation over the past several months that would have weakened or repealed their rene...

Full article: http://acore.org/posts/3876-western-states-are-leading-th...

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