Pa. Lawmaker Wants Natural Gas Deemed Alternative Energy

Law360, Philadelphia (April 3, 2013, 5:04 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania state legislator introduced measures Tuesday that would allow utilities and electricity distributors to count power produced from natural gas toward government-mandated alternative energy quotas.

Bills introduced by Rep. Dan Moul, R-Adams/Franklin, would amend the 2004 Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Act to allow utilities to rely on natural gas in reaching state-mandated quotas on the amount of alternative energy used to generate electricity in addition to more traditional alternative energy sources such as wind and solar.

“The goal of AEPS is to transition Pennsylvania to...
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