Senate Mulls RPS Amendment To Energy Bill

Law360, New York (June 13, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Though a requirement that utilities supply a specific percentage of electricity from renewable energy sources is already law in 22 states, a newly introduced bill in Congress would turn the “renewable portfolio standard” into federal legislation.

Senators Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) and Harry Reid (D-NV) on Wednesday introduced a renewable portfolio standard amendment during a floor debate on their previously introduced energy policy bill.

The bill, known as the Energy Policy Reform and Revitalization Act of 2007, was drawn up by four separate committees—the Energy and Natural...
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