In short, RPS are powerful job creators, can lead to lower electricity prices, help clean our air, and usually more than pay for themselves.
Now, a new video series puts real-world faces to these benefits. The mini-documentaries examine Washington state’s RPS, known as the Washington Energy Independence Act. That measure was a ballot initiative that passed 10 years ago, and since then, it has spurred enormous clean energy job creation and economic activity.
Here are a few of the ways Washington’s RPS has created new opportunities over the last decade:
For more information about the growth of renewable energy resulting from Washington’s RPS, visit Clean Energy Rising.