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Apr 16


The Renewable Portfolio Standard: What is it?

By: Nikolas Michael A Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) is a policy that is designed to increase the amount of energy utilities provide from renewable sources, including wind, solar, geothermal, and biomass. Most states have either a mandatory or voluntary RPS; Maryland and DC have a mandatory RPS while Virginia’s is voluntary and ...

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Mar 16


Solar can empower us- if we just let it

By: Nikolas Michael, Solar Fellow One of the great advantages solar power has is that it is decentralized. This characteristic is one reason why solar is so competitive: there is no need to build giant power plants owned by huge utilities, your home can be a power plant. We see this all the time, people […]

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