Solar has been slow to take hold in the U.S. Southeast, but North Carolina is an exception, becoming a global leader.
There’s no debate that electricity prices are going up in California, but it would be misleading and inaccurate to blame rate hikes primarily on the state’s RPS.
Unfortunately for ALEC and its cohorts, the effort to dismantle state renewable energy standards has — at least so far — not gone well.
Progressive groups say that after a recent Big Fail, ALEC has a new, more devious plan to attack state renewable energy standards.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, there were efforts in several states to roll back state renewable energy generation standards. Those efforts appear to have failed.
The battle over North Carolina’s renewable portfolio standard carries on after a suspicious vote in a Senate committee.
To the shock and horror of its backers, a bill attempting to gut North Carolina’s renewable energy standard fails in committee.
With a big surge last year, California’s investor-owned utilities hit a 20 percent renewable portfolio standard target. Ultimately, they need to be at 33 percent by 2020.
New Jersey’s republican governor signs on to a bill that’s intended to keep the state rolling along as a U.S. leader in solar power installations.
Midwest Energy News takes a look at how state legislatures across the Midwest are considering a full spectrum of proposals related to renewable portfolio standards.