Tag: legislation

News and Policies, State

New Mexico Set To Require 100% Carbon-Free Energy Generation

March 14, 2019

Via: Energy Manager Today

New Mexico lawmakers passed Senate Bill 489, requiring the state to get 100% of its energy from carbon-free sources by 2045. Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham praised the landmark legislation and is expected to sign the bill. The state is set […]

Emerging Technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

Florida legislation could make solar-plus-storage the go-to for disaster relief and resiliency

January 4, 2018

Via: PV Resources

Legislation proposed in Florida could see solar and energy storage become part of the go-to solution for providing energy resiliency against natural disasters and helping restore power in their aftermath. Holly Raschein, a Republican member of the House of Representatives […]

News and Policies, State

EIA: US state taxes on gasoline and diesel

April 20, 2016

Via: Energy Global

State level taxes and fees on gasoline in the US averaged 26.5 ¢/gal. as of 1 January 2016. These taxes and fees ranged from a low of 8.95¢/gal. in Alaska to a high of 51.4¢/gal. in Pennsylvania, in addition to […]

News and Policies, State

New Arizona initiative seeks to amend state Constitution to protect solar

April 19, 2016

Via: PV Resources

Arizona voters could now weigh in or whether utilities pay full credit for extra solar energy. An industry-backed super political action committee (PAC) voted yes to try and make a constitutional amendment at the November ballot that would protect current […]

Renewable Energy, State

California governor signs 50% renewables pledge into law

October 9, 2015


California governor Jerry Brown has put the final rubber stamp on “landmark” legislation that mandates that 50% of the state’s electricity is from renewable sources, along with a raft of other measures aimed at meeting climate goals. The governor signed […]