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State Renewable Energy Standards Under Attack from GOP Legislators

Legislators in Montana, Colorado, Minnesota and Missouri are trying to weaken or dismantle RPS policies, creating instability in clean energy markets

By Maria Gallucci

Feb 9, 2011

"The energy would come from somewhere else, but it would be new renewable energy generation that wouldn't have occurred otherwise," she said. "The ability to trade credits across the states is a valuable compliance mechanism and allows or the least-cost energy across the country."

Image: Alex Snyder/Wayne National Forest

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