States not meeting renewable energy goals

USA Today
October 9, 2009
COMMERCIAL, FABRICATION : GREEN, SOLAR
Across the USA, states are falling short of their goals to increase the use of renewable energy as Congress weighs a national renewable-energy standard.

Thirty-five states have set goals to use more electricity from solar panels, windmills and other renewable forms of energy, according to a database funded by the Energy Department. There is no central clearinghouse of states' compliance records, but USA TODAY research and interviews with state and power company officials found nine states that have failed or expect to fail to meet their energy goals, according to an Oct. 9 USA Today article.

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