On February 23, 2010, Senators Feingold (D-WI) and Ensign (R-NV) introduced legislation that could create new green jobs, promote businesses that produce renewable energy technologies, and reduce the country's dependence on fossil fuels. Known as the "Support Renewable Energy Act of 2010," Senate Bill 3021 would amend the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 to ensure that more forms of renewable energy would meet a new federal standard, called the Renewable Energy Standard (RES). Current proposals in Congress would require utilities companies to produce a certain percentage of their energy from renewable sources, but limit the types of renewable energy that would qualify. Senate Bill 3021 would authorize the Secretary of the Department of Energy to promulgate regulations permitting utilities to use a broader range of sources to comply with these renewable energy requirements.
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