New Hampshire Moves Closer to Renewable Energy Standard

Currently, New Hampshire is the only state in the northeastern United States that has not passed some form of renewable portfolio standards legislation. However, that may change soon. Last week, the New Hampshire House voted decisively in favor of a bill that would require electric companies to include a percentage of the electricity they sell from renewable and low-emission sources. The bill will now go before a state Senate committee for review before it is introduced to the Senate floor. New Hampshire governor, John Lynch, had previously established a non-binding goal of getting 25 percent of the state’s energy from clean, renewable sources by the year 2025. The governor announced that he would sign this bill into law. See also ::Minnesota Sets Pace for Renewable Energy and ::Renewable Portfolio Standards... So Far

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