"Treat the Earth well. It was not given to you by your parents; it was loaned to you by your children." Native American proverb
April 16, 2014
Renewable energy goals in Virginia
Today's article in the Daily Press on solar power included a US map showing states with MANDATES to generate ten percent of their energy from renewables. It included Virginia but that is inaccurate. Virginia has VOLUNTARY goals: 7% by 2016, 12% by 2022 and 15% by 2025. And we are not headed to those figures by any stretch of the imagination unless those offshore wind farms are up and operating. Voluntary anything is almost impossible to achieve.
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