Why is the Right attacking clean energy?
Attempts to roll back state renewable energy standards failed in recent legislative sessions, but the folks behind the efforts apparently aren't giving up.
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#1 Aug 3, 2013
Because they are in big oils pocket and don't want their cash cow to die.
#2 Aug 3, 2013
"ALEC maintains that it isn’t opposed to renewable energy, but simply ”believes that free markets in energy produce more options, more energy, lower prices and less economic disruptions.” The organization says, further, that “mandates to transform the energy sector and use renewable energy sources place the government in the unfair position of choosing winners and losers, keeping alive industries that are dependent on special interest lobbying.”
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In the 2005 Budget, there were several tax, lease and grant incentives for the fossil fuel industry. It has been said up to 10 billion worth of incentives. This is going to an intrinsic industry that is right around 150 years old. So, when will it be that this industry will NOT need financial considerations to keep going? The energy industry is afraid, very afraid. To allow individuals to generate their own power will lead to a new business model for power utilities. They will have to go from centralized power generation to distributed generation and from sole source of power generation to multiple sources of power generation. This will require at some time for the utilities to get into the power storage business.
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