The Fayetteville Observer republished an opinion piece by JLF’s Mitch Kokai on renewable energy tax credits. Kokai writes: “For roughly two decades, state law permitted some version of a 35% income tax credit for investments in facilities producing solar energy… After Republicans took control of the N.C. House and…
A recent National Bureau of Economic Research working paper shows that higher heating bills costs lives. Keeping energy prices low is doubly important because energy is a basic human need, and as such, anything that raises its costs unnecessarily has a much bigger impact on poor families than on others.
It is easy to tell a pollster you favor something when its costs and benefits are both hypothetical. It's a different thing altogether when the benefits are still speculative, while costs are more immediate.
Strata Solar, in its application to build a solar farm on Gov. Roy Cooper's Nash County property, disclosed that "Solar is an intermittent energy source, and therefore the maximum dependable capacity is 0 MW." For all practical purposes, what does that mean?