5.6.12 A National Clean Energy Standard

LPDD Recommendation: “Congress should adopt a national clean energy standard, including energy efficiency and a national clean energy credit program that would coordinate a national market for tradable credits.”

Proposed CLEAN Future Act (2020)

A 622-page economy-wide climate bill with provisions on power, transport, buildings, financing, and more released by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Clean Energy Standards Issue Brief

Resources for the Future has prepared an issue brief on a potential national Clean Energy Standard, addressing past legislation, state models, and design options.

Proposed Clean Energy Standard Act of 2019

Would establish the federal Clean Energy Standard and a CES credit trading market, incentivize development and deployment of zero-emission technologies, including long term storage, and reduce GHGs nearly 80% by 2035.