November 27, 2012

Is Renewable Energy Doomed in the States?

Ken Silverstein, EnergyBiz


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President Obama’s re-election is having little effect on efforts to roll back state laws mandating the use of green energy. The Heartland Institute is now teaming with the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) to try and repeal those standards, arguing that they are increasing the cost of electricity.

What are their true motives? No doubt, the two favor free markets. But they are also getting their funding from sources long-opposed to the green movement and those that are challenging the authenticity of climate science. To that end, the same special interests are bankrolling studies that are used to lobby the 29 state legislatures that have enacted so-called Read Full Article ››


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