Renewable Portfolio Standards - Resources
This table features information about state public benefit funds that use system benefit charges and other mechanisms to support renewable energy.
This paper is intended to help inform states as they think through how state Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) policies might interact with the EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP), including consideration of state RPSs in state CPP plans.
This report summarizes RPS compliance and reporting practices across the US and identifies best practices.
This report provides the first-ever comprehensive look at the ways in which states are advancing clean energy and suggests how to further encourage growth.
This report provides information on the use of RECs by states, on the definitions of a REC, and on the environmental attributes included in a REC. The report also discusses how different regional and state-based REC tracking systems handle these matters.
Federal District Court Finds Minnesota’s Next Generation Energy Act Violates Commerce Clause.
Commerce Clause expert Carolyn Elefant of the Law Offices of Carolyn Elefant has written a short paper describing the recent court cases and their implications for state RPS programs.
This report analyzes state renewable portfolio standard (RPS) laws as a policy mechanism, identifying their strengths and weaknesses, and assessing their impact on the growing national renewable energy market.
Summary document prepared by Carolyn Elefant, Esq. for the State-Federal RPS Collaborative.
RPS Report on RPS and Resilient Power.