Maryland's Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard (RPS) Incentivizes Natural Gas and Subsidizes Out-of-State Electricity Producers
The Maryland State Legislature wants to amend the Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) to increase the share of renewable energy production to 50% by 2030.
This aggressive goal is unrealistic, since Maryland has not even delivered on its existing goal to produce 14% of its energy with Tier 1 renewables by 2017. To date only 4% of its energy comes form these so-called Tier 1 sources.
Maryland needs nuclear power to meet its clean energy goals.Read More