Policy Documents

The Economic Impact of Missouri's Renewable Energy Standard

The Beacon Hill Institute at Suffolk University –
November 1, 2012

Renewable power mandates in Missouri are likely to cost state residents nearly $6 billion between now and the year 2021, economists at the Beacon Hill Institute at Suffolk University report. Electricity costs by 2021 will be 15 percent higher than would be the case without the mandates, the Beacon Hill study finds.