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4 Edward A. Holt and Jeff Fang, The New Hampshire Retail Competition Pilot Program and the Role of Green Marketing, NREL, Topical Issues Brief, NREL/TP-260-23446, November 1997. For a copy see http://www.eren.doe.gov/greenpower.
5 Steven M. Rothstein and Jeff Fang, Green Marketing in the Massachusetts Electric Company Retail Competition Pilot Program, NREL/TP-260-23507, October 1997. Overall, 4 percent of eligible customers switched suppliers. For a copy see http://www.eren.doe.gov/greenpower.
6 The Portfolio Approach to Green Power," Presentation by Barrett Stambler and Andrea Kelly at the Third National Green Power Conference, Sacramento, Calif., June 25-26, 1998. Overall, 6 percent of eligible customers chose to switch suppliers in the first phase of the pilot.
7 Karl Rabago, Ryan Wiser, and Jan Hamrin, "Behold, the Green-e," The Electricity Journal, January/February 1998, pp. 37-45. See also http://www.green-e.org/.
8 Janis C. Pepper, "Opportunities for Wind in the APX Green Power Market(," Paper presented at Windpower '98, April 30, 1998. For a copy see http://www.eren.doe.gov/greenpower.
9 Center for Clean Air Policy, Disclosure in the Electricity Marketplace: A Policy Handbook for States. See http://www.ccap.org. See also the Regulatory Assistance Project's materials on disclosure at http://www.rapmaine.org.
10 Section 445 of Chapter 2.5 of Part 1 of Division 1 of the California Public Utilities Code as added in Senate Bill 90. For more information see also the California commission's web site at http://www.energy.ca.gov/renewables/index.html.
11 Docket No. R-00973953 of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission. For the full text of the Order, see http://puc.paonline.com/electric/Restruct_orders.htm.
12 "Green Pricing Tariff," Proposed changes to Section 25.251 of the Public Utility Regulatory Act of the Texas Utilities Code, Project No. 19087. See http://www.puc.texas.gov/rulemake/index.htm.
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