Energy Provisions of Obama Stimulus Plan

Blankinship, Steve
February 2009
Power Engineering;Feb2009, Vol. 113 Issue 2, p8
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the energy provisions of an economic stimulus package proposed by the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama in January 2009. The stimulus package includes $150 billion to be spent over 10 years to spur next-generation biofuels, plug-in hybrid vehicles, a digital electric grid and new low-emission coal plants. The plan also calls for a national renewable portfolio standard requiring 25% of electricity produced in the country in 2025 to come from renewable resources.


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