Congress seeks electricity renewable energy goats

Houston, Betsy
March 2009
American Ceramic Society Bulletin;Mar2009, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p29
The article reports on the move of the U.S. Congress representatives to establish legislations that seek electricity from renewable energy sources. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Chairman Edward Markey and Representative Todd Platts introduced a bill that aims to escalate renewable electricity production mandate from 6% in 2012 to 25% from 2025 to 2039. Senate, Energy and Natural Resource Committee Chairman Jeff Bingaman created another bill that requires a 4% mandate beginning 2011.


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