H.R.2196 - Federal Renewable Energy Expansion Act

To direct President, utilizing the Western Area Power Administration, to acquire renewable energy in amounts sufficient to ensure that, of the total amount of electric energy the Federal Government consumes during any fiscal year, certain minimum amounts shall be renewable energy, and for other purposes. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: To direct President, utilizing the Western Area Power Administration, to acquire renewable energy in amounts sufficient to ensure that, of the total amount of electric energy the Federal Government consumes during any fiscal year, certain minimum amounts shall be renewable energy, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Federal Renewable Energy Expansion Act as introduced.
  • Short: FREE Act as introduced.

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Official Summary

Federal Renewable Energy Expansion Act or FREE Act - Amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 with respect to renewable energy purchase requirements for the federal government. Directs the President, utilizing the Western Area Power Administration for electric energy procurement when practicabl

Official Summary

Federal Renewable Energy Expansion Act or FREE Act - Amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 with respect to renewable energy purchase requirements for the federal government. Directs the President, utilizing the Western Area Power Administration for electric energy procurement when practicable, to increase the maximum percentage of electric energy the federal government consumes during any fiscal year which must be renewable energy. Specifies increasing percentages from FY2014 up to FY2025 and beyond. Instructs the Secretary of the Interior to seek to maximize the amounts of renewable energy produced on federal lands and Indian land for compliance with this Act.

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