US Cities Hand Renewable Energy Developers A Tall Order

Law360, New York (July 2, 2013, 7:25 PM EDT) -- Recent mandates by major U.S. cities such as Houston and Los Angeles to get more power from renewable sources present a golden opportunity for renewable project developers, as long as they can find a way to build the massive projects that would successfully deliver enough power to feed energy-hungry metropolises.

Houston, which already gets 35 percent of its electricity from renewable sources, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, said last month that it would increase that percentage to 50 percent by signing an agreement with...
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