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by EQ Research
August 16, 2016

In U.S. state legislatures, 2016 has been a very busy year for renewable energy -- both distributed and large-scale. Consider the following data:

  • Nearly 900 bills that would directly impact renewables deployment have been introduced in state legislatures in 2016.
  • Nearly 90 bills that directly impact renewables deployment have been enacted.
  • Of these nearly 90 bills, none have seriously eroded a state’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) policy or net-metering policy. (Massachusetts and New Hampshire enacted legislation allowing...