Sens. Propose Broader Renewable Electricity Standard

Law360, New York (February 24, 2010, 12:14 PM EST) -- Sens. Russ Feingold, D-Wis., and John Ensign, R-Nev., have proposed legislation that would expand draft language for a federal renewable electricity standard to make all forms of renewable energy technology eligible to meet increasing renewable electricity benchmarks.

Feingold and Ensign introduced S. 3021, the Support Renewable Energy Act of 2010, in the Senate on Tuesday, which would tweak a proposed RES to ensure that all renewable energy technologies, including those direct-use renewable energy technologies that displace the need for electricity altogether, qualify for meeting federal goals....
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