Enviros Back Long-Term Deals In Pa. PUC Alt. Energy Rules

Law360, New York (December 11, 2012, 6:38 PM EST) -- Environmental and public interest groups on Monday supported the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission’s new proposed regulations governing how electricity distributors must satisfy state-mandated alternative energy requirements, saying long-term contracts will help stabilize financing for new projects.

In response to the PUC’s request for public comment on the proposed changes announced Nov. 8, groups including Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future, the Sierra Club and the Mid-Atlantic Renewable Energy Coalition submitted comments supporting the PUC’s proposed mandate that power providers enter into long-term contracts with alternative energy companies to...
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