§ 39-26.2-2. Purpose.
The purpose of this chapter is to facilitate and promote installation of grid-connected generation of renewable energy; support and encourage development of distributed renewable energy generation systems; reduce environmental impacts; reduce carbon emissions that contribute to climate change by encouraging the local siting of renewable energy projects; diversify the state's energy generation sources; stimulate economic development; improve distribution system resilience and reliability; and reduce distribution system costs.
(P.L. 2011, ch. 129, § 1; P.L. 2011, ch. 143, § 1.)