May 21, 2024

renewable portfolio standard (RPS)

DC Budget Woes Threaten District’s Home Electrification Program
The D.C. Council has approved a bill aimed at electrifying 30,000 low-income homes across the district by 2040, but a fight is brewing over funding for the program.
Key Energy Bills Win Crossover Votes in Md. General Assembly
Bills moving forward could introduce voluntary time-of-use rates in the state, disclosure statements about green power and point-of-sale EV rebates.
NJ Legislators Consider $300M for Grid Upgrades
New Jersey's grid upgrade bill would require each of the state’s four electric utilities to develop and implement a plan to modernize the electric transmission and distribution system.
Raritan Valley Community College
NJ Committee Mulls Making 100% Clean Energy by 2035 Law
The New Jersey Senate Environment and Energy Committee took testimony on a bill that would put into law the state’s goal to reach 100% clean energy by 2035.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
States Make Progress Toward Renewable Energy Goals
Renewable energy is growing beyond its targets, due in part to the standards that set those targets.
NRDC: PJM Interconnection Queue Roadblock to State Renewable Goals
The Natural Resources Defense Council finds that PJM’s backlogged interconnection is challenging states' renewable portfolio goals; PJM is committed to continuing to improve.
Dominion Energy
Virginia SCC Approves 800 MW of Renewables for Dominion
Virginia regulators approved Dominion Energy's latest plan to comply with the commonwealth's RPS, which includes new solar and storage projects.
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Community Choice Aggregation Benefits in Mass. Quantified
A new study finds that community choice energy aggregation programs have resulted in cost savings for. many Massachusetts residents.
California CCAs Add 1.4 GW to Clean Energy Portfolios in 2021
The state's community choice aggregators expanded their long-term procurement of clean energy by 14%, including the addition of 119 MW of long-duration storage.
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NJ Bill Would Require Pension Divestment from Fossil Fuel Companies
New Jersey pension funds would be forced to divest from the largest 200 publicly traded fossil fuel companies under a controversial new bill.

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