Clean Energy Standard: Summary and Analysis of S. 2146

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U.S. policymakers have considered and deliberated on several policy designs that could potentially reduce energy-related carbon emissions. In his 2011 State of the Union address, President Obama proposed the concept of a Clean Energy Standard (CES) that would result in 80% of U.S. electricity generation from clean energy sources by 2035. In March of 2012, the Clean Energy Standard Act of 2012 (S. 2146) was introduced in the Senate.

Creator(s): Brown, Phillip
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: May 9, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Brown, Phillip

Specialist in Energy Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: May 9, 2012
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U.S. policymakers have considered and deliberated on several policy designs that could potentially reduce energy-related carbon emissions. In his 2011 State of the Union address, President Obama proposed the concept of a Clean Energy Standard (CES) that would result in 80% of U.S. electricity generation from clean energy sources by 2035. In March of 2012, the Clean Energy Standard Act of 2012 (S. 2146) was introduced in the Senate.

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