A Cross-State Analysis of Renewable Portfolio Standard Development

Marchand, Mariel.

Abstract: As of December 2016, thirty-seven states have a renewable portfolio standard (RPS). RPS require that utilities provide a certain percentage of electricity generated using renewable sources by a certain date. This thesis builds on diffusion of innovation literature to understand how factors within a state, such as its political climate and the strength of interest groups, appear to influe... read more

Tufts University. Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning.
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