The American Tradition Institute and the American Tradition Partnership, joined by Morrison, Colorado businessman Rod Lueck, have filed a federal law suit to challenge Colorado's renewable energy standard (RES). Colorado's RES requires that large utilities acquire thirty (30) percent of their energy from renewable resources by 2020. The law suit alleges that the RES [...]
An Arizona court has decided to hear a case on whether the Arizona Corporation Commission exceeded its authority in 2006 when it established a 15% Renewable Energy Standard for regulated Arizona utilties. The case is expected to be decided within the next few months. Article
The Kansas Governor signed signed legislation last week codifying the goal of major Kansas utilities generating 10% of their power from renewable energy sources by 2011, 15% by 2016, and 20% by 2020. The new legislation also enacts new net metering rules to help encourage small wind projects. Press Release from Kansas Governor. Copy of Statute.