Puerto Rico Energy Public Policy Act (SB 1121)
First US territory to require transition to 100% renewable energy by 2050 and changes to grid to reach this goal. The measure also creates a Green Energy Trust that will promote consumers becoming consumers-suppliers w/ focus on low and middle-income communities. Related law (SB 773 Climate Change Mitigation, Adaption, and Resiliency Law) also incldues this RPS target along w/ goal to reduce the island's carbon emissions by 50% in next 5 years and many other targets regarding enegy and water efficiency, clean cars, and waste reduction.
Senator Larry Seilhamer Rodriguez
Institute for a Competitive and Sustainable Economy
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