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Promoting growth in renewables

Renewable portfolio standards in the United States are widely recognized as a significant state-level instrument to catalyse growth in renewables. Comprehensive analysis now shows that the effectiveness of these standards depends on their stringency, with more demanding standards leading to higher renewable penetration.

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Anguelov, N. Promoting growth in renewables. Nat Energy 3, 712–713 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41560-018-0223-z

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