New law stresses renewable energy

Duncan, Jarrett; Needleman, Barry
June 2007
New Hampshire Business Review;6/22/2007, Vol. 29 Issue 13, p10
The article reports on the approval of a House Bill 873 that establishes minimum renewable standards for energy portfolios of electricity providers in New Hampshire. The said bill is designed to prepare the state for the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), which is a cooperative effort among the Northeast states to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Moreover, the goal of RGGI is to develop a multi-state cap-and-trade program while maintaining energy affordability and reliability.


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