The Cato Institute is airing a podcast called "How Not to Subsidize Renewable Energy" that explains how "The renewable portfolio standard subsidizes renewable energy in states via higher energy costs for low-income people."
If the beneficial effects of the Trump tax cut result in the NC Utilities Commission deciding to lower electricity rates, that will be good news for all electricity consumers, but especially the poorest.
The study estimates that California's plan to hike its minimum wage incrementally to $15/hr. by 2022 will result in the loss of about 400,000 low-income jobs. Nearly half of those jobs would be in the accommodation, retail sales, and food service industries.