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    The answer is to remove energy subsidies altogether

    Arguing against subsidies for traditional energy sources and for more subsidies for renewable energy sources is just another example of arguing "That cronyism is bad because it can't go to this cronyism." How about no cronyism at all?
    Jon Sanders, August 4, 2017
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    When utilities capture the legislature — a warning from Florida

    A business columnist in Tampa Bay thanks the Florida legislature for making Florida rateplayers pay higher rates for nothing: Hey, elected clowns! Thanks for passing a law forcing Duke Energy customers to pay up to $1.5 billion in higher rates for a long proposed nuclear power plant in Levy County…
    Jon Sanders, August 6, 2013
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    SB 3 and CWIP

    You may be familiar with SB 3, the legislation that instituted North Carolina’s daft “renewable energy and energy efficiency portfolio standard.” But what, you may ask, is CWIP? CWIP (not to be confused with PWIP PIP) is the Construction Work In Progress portion of SB 3, a way…
    Jon Sanders, February 8, 2013