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Despite Bipartisan Support for Clean Energy, Nevada Governor Vetoes RPS Bill

, senior analyst, Clean Energy

(Updated on June 16, 2017)

Governor Brian Sandoval waited until the very last minute to decide, but ultimately vetoed AB 206, a bill that would have raised Nevada’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) to 40% by 2030. The current RPS is 25% by 2025.

On June 3rd, AB 206 passed the final hurdle in the legislature with bipartisan support. Doing so sent a clear message that Nevada lawmakers want the state to benefit from cleaner air and more renewable energy jobs. Read more >

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New Analysis Shows Fixing Illinois Clean Energy Policies Is Essential to Any “Next Generation Energy Plan”

, director of energy research, Clean Energy

There are some key flaws in a proposed energy plan that would prevent Illinois from moving toward a truly clean energy future. Our new analysis shows that fixing and strengthening the state’s renewable energy and energy efficiency policies provides a cost-effective strategy for cutting carbon emissions from the energy sector. Read more >

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Tesla Surges Ahead on Energy Storage

, senior analyst, Clean Energy

It’s been an exciting week for clean energy in California, with strong action by the governor on carbon pollution and a bold announcement expected on energy storage that will accelerate our clean energy transition. Read more >

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California Governor Signals New Commitment to Renewable Energy: 50% Renewables by 2030

, senior analyst, Clean Energy

Yesterday Jerry Brown accepted the job of governor of California for a fourth term and made some exciting remarks about the state’s clean energy future. Read more >

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Renewable Energy Opponents at it Again in Kansas, but Wind (and Solar!) Power Forge Ahead

, , director of state policy & analysis, Clean Energy

ALEC and their fossil fuel-funded cohorts are taking yet another crack at undermining renewable energy policy in Kansas. Fortunately, their ill-conceived antics are not distracting wind and solar development from moving full steam ahead. Read more >

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