Calif., NY Back Conn.'s Renewable Certificate Program

Law360, New York (December 1, 2016, 8:06 PM EST) -- California, New York and four other states urged the Second Circuit to find that Connecticut's rules on tradable renewable energy certificates don’t conflict with the U.S. Constitution, saying the issue has implications for their own state programs.

The group of states, which also included Massachusetts, Oregon, Vermont and Washington, filed an amicus brief Tuesday going to bat for Connecticut’s Renewable Portfolio Standard, which requires electricity suppliers in the state to make sure that a certain portion of their energy mix comes from renewable sources. The program...
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