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Nevada Governor Vetoes Higher Renewable Portfolio Standard and Community Solar Incentive; Florida Governor Signs Tax Break for Renewable Equipment

While several states have recently enacted legislation focusing on renewable energy, last week Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval vetoed bills pertaining to Nevada’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) and incentives for community solar projects. Assembly Bill 206 would have revised Nevada’s RPS … Continue reading

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New Report Tracks States’ Grid Modernization Efforts

The NC Clean Energy Technology Center has released its 50 States of Grid Modernization Report for the first quarter of 2017.  This is the first report in what will be an ongoing quarterly series.  Grid modernization is a broad term … Continue reading

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With CPP in Limbo, States and D.C. Continue Efforts to Cut Emissions

Oral arguments for challenges to the CPP may still be nearly a month away, but new plans to curb carbon dioxide emissions continue to arise.  Several states and the District of Columbia are moving forward with their own efforts to … Continue reading

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Modeling the CPP and Post-2030 Possibilities

Georgia Tech recently released a working paper entitled The Clean Power Plan and Beyond. With a particular eye toward impacts in the South, the study uses Georgia Tech’s version of the National Energy Modeling System to look at four compliance … Continue reading

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Oregon Passes Law to Phase Out Coal by 2030, Increase Reliance on Renewables

UPDATED 3.14.2016 to reflect Governor Kate Brown’s signing of the bill In an historic move, last Wednesday, March 2, 2016, the Oregon Senate Oregon has passed enacted the Clean Energy and Coal Transition Act, also known as SB 1547, directing … Continue reading

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