TITLE

Leading the Nation, California Signs 33% Renewable Portfolio Standard into Law

AUTHOR(S)
Grueneich, Dian; Cho, Theresa
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Venulex Legal Summaries;2011 Q2, Special section p1
SOURCE TYPE
Law
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the signing by California Governor Jerry Brown of Senate Bill X1 2, which requires all California utilities to generate 33% of their electricity from renewables by 2020. It offers information on the key provisions of the law that would impact developers, such as setting rules for the use of Renewable Energy Credits (REC). The new challenges and opportunities provided by the law for renewable energy developers are highlighted.
ACCESSION #
66189808

 

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