State Policy Description

Texas - Lead by Example Programs

Description

One of the biggest challenges for the advanced energy market is increasing the use of renewable energy, energy and water efficient technologies, and alternative-fueled vehicles. However, higher relative costs, uncertainty about benefits, and inexperience with these technologies create barriers for increased market penetration. A rather simple state strategy can assist the market in overcoming these barriers: state procurement requirements can increase the market share of these technologies. For more information, see the full policy brief.

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