Renewable Electricity Generation in the United States
AbstractThis paper provides an overview of the use of renewable energy sources to generate electricity in the United States and a critical analysis of the federal and state policies that have supported the deployment of renewable generation. Particular attention is paid to the use of wind energy and to the contrasting experiences in Texas and California.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research in its series Working Papers with number 0917.
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