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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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