Delaware passes a state Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard while Congress passes the buck
While Congress was busy breaking our hearts and hopes for a clean energy future, guess what was happening in Delaware?
Progress, that’s what. Yesterday, Gov. Jack Markell (D) signed into law a suite of clean energy bills, including a state Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard requiring 25 percent renewable energy, and some excellent solar-specific policies.
It would be very nice if Congress would take care of this on a national level, but in the off chance that they don’t, it can be done state by state. It’s where most of the action has taken place to date, and, well, unfortunately I don’t see that changing.
Good work, Delaware.