U.S. Representative Jay Inslee (D-WA) on Wednesday tackled head-on the question of whether Congress can mandate electricity prices with the introduction of legislation that would set "feed-in" tariffs to motivate the development and purchase of more renewable sources of electric power.

"Everyone wins with a performance-based incentive. We just need to make sure that we reward the correct activity." -- Matt Ferguson, head of Renewable Energy Practice, Reznick Group