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How Renewable Portfolio Standards Can Subvert Your Economy

Sally Kaye | Posted 11.10.2013 | Hawaii
Sally Kaye

A strange thing happened on our way to a "clean energy" future in the U.S.: we've been hijacked by private developers whose primary interest is cashing in on state and federal subsidies and the guaranteed payback of a hefty return on investment, spawned by each state's need to meet self-imposed renewable portfolio standards (RPS).

Large Wind Farm Coming To The Northwest

AP | NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS | Posted 07.01.2012 | Green

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A major wind power farm will be built in the Palouse this summer, Boston-based First Wind announced Tuesday. Th...