Re: States that support ‘green’ energy tend to have higher electric bills

I can hear them now, Mitch. They’ll be saying but not North Carolina, because “we have some of the lowest electricity rates around.”

It’s a well-rehearsed statement, and it’s true. But its intent is to deceive, as you can see from this chart:

elec rate increases

Crediting REPS for NC’s competitive electricity rates is like crediting nap-taking for the hare leading the race.

Jon Sanders / Research Editor and Senior Fellow, Regulatory Studies

Jon Sanders studies regulatory policy, a veritable kudzu of invasive government and unintended consequences. As director of regulatory studies at the John Locke Foundation, Jo...