June 14, 2017
2017 State Legislative Action Calls for Greater Energy Diversity
State Choices Indicate Trend Prioritizing Clean Energy and Climate Policy
Legislation enacted across states in 2017 calls for greater diversity in power sources—from expanding renewables to supporting nuclear and natural gas infrastructure. However, there is a clear trend showing the intent to prioritize clean energy and climate policy. States in the forefront of grid modernization plans continue to support renewable development while others are following their models as a way to emulate effective policies.