The VCEA becomes law on July 1. The act is not perfect. Its calls for tighter energy efficiency standards could have been more aggressive, and it leaves too much power in the hands of monopolies. But for its focus on decarbonizing Virginia’s electrical power sector by by 2050, the bill is stronger and more practical than it is widely represented as mandating 100% renewable energy.
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