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Auditor’s Office effort spurs clarification of Energy Independence Act rules

July 11, 2018

The Act requires electric utilities with at least 25,000 customers to use renewable energy for part of their electricity supply. A utility whose retail power sales have not grown may choose to use a compliance method that allows it to use or invest in less renewable energy than the law would otherwise allow. The utility could continue to use the energy it purchased from resources such as hydroelectric, nuclear or fossil fuel.