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Oregon Coop Unlikely to Be Exempted From Renewable Portfolio Standard

Umatilla Electric Cooperative has been seeking an exemption from the Oregon legislature, and the recent defeat of SB 955 raises doubts as to whether the coop will obtain an exemption from the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) for large utilities, which requires that 25 percent of the coop’s energy come from renewables by 2025.   The East Oregonian has the full story.

Solar Energy Projects Wanted in Maryland

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative, Inc. (SMECO) issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for solar energy projects that satisfy the Maryland Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) requirements and that will be available within the next two years. SMECO hopes the RFP will promote renewable energy development in its service area while minimizing additional costs to customers. Read...

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