New Illinois Bill Targets 100% Renewable—Not Just Clean—Electricity by 2050

New Illinois Bill Targets 100% Renewable—Not Just Clean—Electricity by 2050: Getting to 100 percent renewables is “not just a pie-in-the-sky idea,” according to supporters, by JULIA PYPER, GTM, 4 March 2019 Capacity market reform was a primary driver of the legislation. The concept of creating a 100 percent clean electricity system only recently went from being fringe to mainstream. Now, the state …

New Mexico Senate Passes 100% Carbon-Free Electricity Target

New Mexico Senate Passes 100% Carbon-Free Electricity Target It still needs to pass the House, but the governor has already endorsed it. The state’s largest utility has too. By JULIAN SPECTOR GTM, 7 Mar 2019 If it passes, the bill’s long-term popularity will hinge on how much consumers have to pay for it. PSCO of New Mexico New Mexico has joined the drumbeat of …

Illinois bill would bring the state to 100% carbon free power by 2030

Business, enviro groups see strong prospects for Illinois 100% clean energy bill Utility Dive | Catherine Morehouse The Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition on Thursday announced a comprehensive clean energy bill that would bring the state to 100% renewable energy by 2050 with a carbon free power sector by 2030. The Clean Energy Jobs Act (SB 2132) calls for the procurement …