25 Apr '11, 4pm

NREL: State Policies Key to Clean Energy Development, Report Says

News Release NR-1811 State Policies Key to Clean Energy Development, Report Says April 25, 2011 States’ policies are important to solar and wind energy development and in reducing energy use says a new report from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The findings are in report, State of the States 2010: The Role of Policy in Clean Energy Market Transformation. “This report shows the importance of the state and local policy in encouraging clean energy market development,” said Mike Pacheco, NREL vice president of Deployment & Market Transformation. “Specifically, state policymakers may be more effective at driving clean energy investment using a suite of policies and keeping the policies in place longer.” Building on an emerging body of literature identifying connections between state policy and renewable energy, the State of St...

Full article: http://www.nrel.gov/news/press/2011/973.html

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