Midwest plays role in energy legislation

Patton, Wendy
August 2009
Crain's Cleveland Business;8/3/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 29, p8
The article presents the author's views on the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009. The author states that the renewable energy and energy efficiency standard provides incentives to expand renewable energy sources and increase energy efficiency. He comments on the carrot and stick policy of the U.S. government. According to him, the market price assigned to emissions through the cap and trade mechanism is the "stick" applied by the government.


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