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Governors' Wind Energy Coalition

October 30, 2013

Udall Fights For National Renewable Electricity Standard

KRWG, New Mexico  •    •  Posted 2013-10-30 06:49:11

Continuing their push for legislation to set a threshold for renewable electricity production, U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-NM) and Mark Udall (D-CO) today introduced a bill to establish a national Renewable Electricity Standard (RES) that would create jobs, reduce pollution and save consumers money. [ read more … ]

Udalls introduce 25×25 RES bill

Nick Juliano, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted 2013-10-30 06:49:28

Two Democrats today introduced a Senate bill that would require utilities to generate 25 percent of their electricity from renewable sources by 2025. The bill from Sens. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Mark Udall (D-Colo.) is the latest in a long-running campaign to implement a nationwide renewable energy standard; when they were in the House, the Udall cousins introduced their first RES bill in 2002. [ read more … ]

OPINION: Nebraska is a loser in the wind-energy boom

By John Upton, Grist  •    •  Posted 2013-10-30 06:49:43

It’s hard to find anywhere in America that’s windier than Nebraska, where sweeping flat lands offer little to break up the gusts. So why isn’t the state dotted with turbines? [ read more … ]

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