State legislatures support renewables, defending standards against rollback and expanding incentives

While not all state legislatures have adjourned for the year, proponents of Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPSs) that drive adoption of wind energy can be heartened by the early results of the 2013 legislative session. Lawmakers in at least 20 states introduced bills to weaken state renewable energy policies, with little success.

Strong data supporting the economic and environmental benefits of renewable energy