​us state policies for renewable energy dataset

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​US state policies for renewable energy dataset

Citation: Delmas, M. A., & Montes-Sancho, M. J. (2011). US state policies for renewable energy: Context and effectiveness. Energy Policy, 39(5), 2273-2288.

Highlights

We assess whether U.S. state renewable policies are effective at generating investments in renewable capacity; find that Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) is ineffective; find that Mandatory Green Power Option (MGPO) is effective; Investor-owned utilities respond more positively to RPS than publicly owned utilities; The results differ from previous studies because we control for sample bias.

Keywords

Energy policy, Policy effectiveness, Climate Change, Renewable Energy, Electric utilities

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