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Go Solar Texas! PUC Renewable Energy Proposal

Posted by youngsierrans on February 10, 2010

In December 2009, the Public Utility Commission of Texas released a strawman proposal to finally implement a 2005 law requiring 500 megawatts of “non-wind” renewable energy by 2015. Environment Texas and the Go Solar Coalition (includes TX businesses and non-profits) are encouraging Governor Perry and the PUC to adopt the proposal and to include a set-aside of at least 100 megawatts of distributed generation such as rooftop solar.

Online comments on the proposal are due on February 12, 2010.

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More info:
PUC of Texas – Goal for Renewable Energy Strawman Proposal
Wildcatting the Sun: A Texas Solar Roadmap
Berkeley Labs Report on the Installed Cost of PV in the US

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