Rhode Island becomes the first US state to commit to 100% renewables by 2030

by Carolyn Fortuna, Clean Technica, January 20, 2020


Highlights:

The littlest state in the US has set the biggest goals for renewable energy. 

  • Democratic governor Gina Raimondo of Rhode Island signed an executive order this month calling for an end to fossil fuel dependence in Rhode Island by 2030
  • The governor outlined her goal of focusing on battery storage with the transition to cleaner energy sources
  • Rhode Island is on track to meet its 2020 goal of increasing their clean energy ten-fold

California’s SB100 calls for 100% renewables by 2045.  See more California climate legislation here


Read more: https://cleantechnica.com/2020/01/20/rhode-island-is-1st-us-state-to-commit-to-100-renewable-by-2030-its-time-to-set-our-sights-higher/

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