PURPA

Definition : Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act
Category : Governmental » Rules & Regulations
Country/Region : United States United States
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What does PURPA mean?

Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA, enacted November 9, 1978) is a United States Act passed as part of the National Energy Act. It was meant to promote energy conservation and promote greater use of domestic energy and renewable energy.