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A National Clean Energy Standard: Insights from the States’ Experiences


by: Sanya Carley

President Obama has proposed a national "clean energy standard" of 80 percent clean electricity by 2035. Prof. Sanya Carley examines the experiences of those states that have adopted renewable portfolio standards over the past 15 years, helping to shed light on possible strengths and limitations of a national energy standard.

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