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Posted August 29, 2016Today in Energy

District of Columbia raises renewable portfolio standard target to 50% by 2032 ›

The District of Columbia (DC) increased and extended its renewable portfolio standard (RPS) target from 20% by 2020 to 50% by 2032. The target includes a separate solar-specific target of 5% by 2032, an increase and extension from 2.5% by 2023. More

Source: EIA, based on the District of Columbia's Renewable Portfolio Standard Expansion Amendment Act of 2016 (DC Act 21-466)


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Retail gasoline price

8/29/2016: $2.237/gal

up$0.044 from week earlier
down$0.273 from year earlier

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8/29/2016: $2.409/gal

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down$0.105 from year earlier

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8/26/2016: $47.64/barrels

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8/26/2016: $2.871/MMBtu

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up$0.233 from year earlier

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8/20/2016: 15.951 million tons

up0.113 million tons from week earlier
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