Renewable energy can benefit our society in a multitude of ways. However, Pennsylvania will not be able to reap these benefits if our legislators fail to act on new renewable energy legislation.
In 2004, The Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Act was enacted to provide Pennsylvania with a goal of achieving 8% renewable energy (with .5% solar) by 2021. If our legislators fail to pass new legislation, renewable energy will stagnate in our state. This needs to change.
Senator Killion and Senator Laughlin have proposed a modified co-sponsorship memo calling for 18% renewable energy (with 5.5% solar) by 2025. We need our legislators to support this memo to expand renewable energy in PA.
Renewable energy can greatly benefit our state’s economy. Increasing renewable energy in PA