Vander Veen Vies For Power

Daly, Pete
August 2008
Grand Rapids Business Journal;8/25/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 35, p5
The article reports on the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) in Michigan proposed by Richard Vander Veen. Requirements of RPS include open competition in the bidding of wind generation projects, fines of a utility's shareholders if there is a lacking supply of minimal amount of energy in the RPS time frame, and energy surcharge on ratepayer bill. Vander Veen says RPS will make wind generation a viable industry in Michigan if the state signs the bill.


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