Coalition Urges Biden To Procure Region-Specific Low-Carbon Power

April 1, 2021
Major technology companies, environmentalists and other groups that favor a shift to low-carbon power are urging the Biden administration to not just boost federal procurement of clean electricity but also ensure that the non-emitting production is located in the same region as the government’s electricity use. Such “higher-impact carbon-free electricity procurement” strategies, according to supporters, help encourage development of a suite of clean power resources across the country, rather than relying on credits generated from far-away renewable plants. Ideally, the...

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