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New England Renewable Energy a Hard Sell in Region

Renewable EnergyHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Establishing a New England market to buy renewable energy seemed a laudable goal when governors committed to it last year.

They hoped to make bulk purchases of wind and solar power to knock down the price while reducing the region’s reliance on fossil fuels. Consumers could benefit from price stability, even from costlier wind and energy power.

But putting together details about what types of renewable energy count in the groundbreaking deal is snared in a patchwork of rules, state laws and disagreements over how even to define alternative energy.

Vermont’s public services commissioner says, “I don’t think we know how to do it.”

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