Steve Sexton, assistant professor of public policy and economics at Duke University, explains in The Wall Street Journal how California regulators used bad numbers to force a very bad policy on consumers.
Moore says renewable energy sources are complete creatures of government favoritism, and after 30 years we still can’t cut the umbilical cord. This is true, and I've shown that renewable energy advocates admit it publicly.
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."
Last year North Carolina policymakers made major changes to state energy policy — but not to the state's exorbitant avoided-cost rates. Such a reform is all the more necessary, however, because of last year's restructuring of energy policy.