McKee signs 100% renewable electricity bill into law

GOV. DANIEL J. MCKEE on Wednesday signed into law the legislation requiring the state to generate or pay the equivalent of 100% renewable electricity by 2033. / AP FILE PHOTO / STEVEN SENNE
PROVIDENCE – Landmark legislation making Rhode Island the first state nationwide to require 100% renewable electricity within the next decade was signed into law Wednesday, Gov. Daniel J. McKee’s office announced. McKee’s signature makes official the aggressive state mandate, which updates the state’s renewable electricity targets, with the ultimate goal of having all electricity generated…

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