Monday, April 22, 2019

USA, Nevada: New RPS Target is 50% Renewable Energy by 2030

Governor Sisolak Signs Clean Energy Bill on Earth Day (KTVN)

Governor Steve Sisolak signed a bill into law Monday raising the state’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) to 50% by 2030.

"By using more clean energy, we’ll reduce our carbon emissions and the smog-forming pollution that comes from fossil fuels - decreasing our use of pollutants in the air that our children breathe every day."

On Friday, the Assembly unanimously passed Senate Bill 358 which increases the amount of clean energy created and used in the state from 25% by 2025 to 50% by 2030.

This bill comes after Nevadans voted to approve the changes in a ballot measure this past November.

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