Vermont - S51 - 2017

An act relating to renewable energy goals for Vermont’s total energy consumption

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Electricity Generation

Added On: 02-17-2017
Updated On: 01-25-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: Christopher Bray (Democratic)

Actions (1)

  • 01-26-2017 - Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Natural Resources and Energy

Sponsors (7)

News (3)

Senate bill aims to turn Shumlin's green-energy goal into mandate -
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Tue, 07 Feb 2017 23:15:40 GMT

In 2015, Vermont passed a renewable portfolio standard requiring utilities to get an increasing percentage of energy from renewable sources by 2032, with the eventual goal of reaching 90 percent renewable by 2050. ... State Sen. Chris Bray wants to ...

Vermont's 90% Renewable Energy Goal to Cost $33 Billion by 2050 - Energy Collective
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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:46:29 GMT

From Aspirational Goal to Mandate: Senator Bray introduced Bill S.51, titled Consolidated Clean Energy Planning and Economic Opportunity Act The bill proposes: to establish a statutory goal (a mandate), that, by 2050, 90 percent of Vermont's total ...

Vermont cap-and-trade bill looks a lot like a carbon tax, observers say -
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 19:11:48 GMT

An energy cap-and-trade bill introduced in the Vermont Senate could potentially add costs to all forms of non-renewable, carbon-based energy in the state. Industry watchers say the bill looks a lot like a carbon tax. The cap-and-trade bill is ...