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April 2, 2013

States Cooling to Renewable Energy

By Ryan Tracy, Wall Street Journal, March 28, 2013  •    •  Posted 2013-04-02 11:40:34

Legislatures in half the states that require electric utilities to buy renewable energy are considering proposals to roll back those mandates. The policies have helped fuel a huge expansion of U.S. solar and wind capacity in recent years. Now debates are arising, especially in Republican-held statehouses, about whether they increase costs for customers. [ read more … ]

With Stanford Fellowship, Senate Renewable Energy Advocate Shuns K Street Path

By MATTHEW L. WALD, NYT  •    •  Posted 2013-04-02 11:41:13

Jeff Bingaman, a New Mexico Democrat who retired as chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee in January, is going to Stanford Law School on a one-year fellowship to specialize in renewable energy, as Stanford becomes a kind of energy-in-exile center. [ read more … ]

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