5.4.2 State Nuclear Portfolio Standards

See also ZEC programs under the topic Setting The Value of Nuclear Power.

Illinois’ Future Energy Jobs Act

Calls for updates to Illinois’ renewable portfolio standards, net metering, and energy efficiency standards, as well as a new zero emissions credits plan.

Virginia’s Nuclear Planning Legislation

Virginia's HB 1313 requires the state to develop a develop a strategic plan for nuclear energy, which may include the promotion of new technologies and opportunities for innovation, including advanced manufacturing.

Connecticut’s Public Law 17-3

Required the state to conduct an appraisal of nuclear power-generating facilities and solicit bids for zero-carbon electricity-generating resources.

Arizona’s proposed Senate Bill 1134

Would have changed the definition of renewable energy to include certain types of nuclear reactors alongside other technologies, such as wind, solar and hydroelectric.