October 18, 2011

Time to Deregulate the Energy Market

Sunil Sharan, Washington Post


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The bankruptcy of the solar energy company, Solyndra, not only cost taxpayers over half a billion, it also dealt a serious blow to the nation’s adoption of clean energy. The Obama administration’s attempt to jump-start the clean energy sector by picking favorites begs the question whether the federal government, instead of picking winners and losers in the battle to transform the nature of America’s energy use, should, instead, step back, enable adequate oversight and set the stage for the market to decide for itself.

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