Massachusetts legislature reconciles clean energy bill with 2% RPS increase and no carbon price

Published 00:29 on August 1, 2018  /  Last updated at 02:14 on August 1, 2018  /  Americas, Carbon Taxes, US  /  No Comments

The Massachusetts House and Senate approved a bill in the waning hours of the 2018 legislative session on Tuesday that increases the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS), but it omitted carbon pricing and several clean energy provisions that both the Senate and environmental advocates had pushed for.

The Massachusetts House and Senate approved a bill in the waning hours of the 2018 legislative session on Tuesday that increases the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS), but it omitted carbon pricing and several clean energy provisions that both the Senate and environmental advocates had pushed for.

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