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Tuesday, April 22, 2008

The Rules

Energy producers in 25 states and the District have minimum requirements for the share of electricity that will come from renewable sources. Here are some of those rules:

StatePercentDeadline
California20%2010
District of Columbia11%2022
Illinois25%2025
Maryland9.5%2022
Massachusetts4%2009
Maine40%2017
Montana15%2015
New Jersey22.5%2021
New York24%2013
North Carolina12.5%2021
Oregon25%2025
Pennsylvania8%2020
Virginia12%2022

NOTE: Virginia's goal is not mandatory.

SOURCE: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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