RPS http://nhpr.org en Expanded Renewable Energy Rules Pass NH House http://nhpr.org/post/expanded-renewable-energy-rules-pass-nh-house <p>The New Hampshire House has passed a <a href="http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/bill_status/Results.aspx?q=1&amp;txtsessionyear=2012">new version </a>of the rules that govern what <a href="http://des.nh.gov/organization/divisions/air/tsb/tps/climate/rps.htm">counts as renewable energy</a>.&nbsp;The bill would expand the definition of renewable to include thermal energy.</p> Thu, 17 May 2012 17:18:23 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 5015 at http://nhpr.org Expanded Renewable Energy Rules Pass NH House New Renewable Energy Rules Face an Uphill Battle http://nhpr.org/post/new-renewable-energy-rules-face-uphill-battle <p>&nbsp;</p><p>The New Hampshire legislature is considering a bill that would expand the state&rsquo;s <a href="http://des.nh.gov/organization/divisions/air/tsb/tps/climate/rps.htm">renewable portfolio standards</a>.&nbsp;That means more money to subsidize renewable energy.</p><p>Supporters say the measure is a real boost to the state&rsquo;s wood industries, but critics doubt whether the new subsidies are worth the price.</p><p>There&rsquo;s a little something for everyone in the <a href="http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/legislation/2012/SB0218.html">new Renewable Portfolio Standards</a>.</p> Thu, 29 Mar 2012 20:19:36 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 2855 at http://nhpr.org New Renewable Energy Rules Face an Uphill Battle