NewsMarch 5, 2011
Four TTC Clients Respond to Sen. Bingaman's CES Proposal
On Thursday, March 1, 2012, Senator Bingaman introduced his long-awaited Clean Energy Standard Act of 2012 (CES), a measure that would create a national mandate requiring retail electric utilities to provide a specified percentage of their electricity from clean, low-carbon energy sources. The proposal outlines a schedule in which 24% of electricity sales must be generated from qualifying clean energy sources in 2015, and ultimately reaching 84% in 2035.
TTC clients American Biogas Council (ABC), Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC), the Renewable Energy Markets Association (REMA), and Total Energy USA all responded to the bill's introduction, offering praise and recommendations.