January 8, 2018
ICYMI: Even During Bomb Cyclone, Don’t Over-Regulate Electricity
Today the American Action Forum released a post cautioning the U.S. government on over-regulating the energy market.
“DOE’s proposed regulation would force ratepayers to pay a higher “just and reasonable” rate year-round to plants that have a 90-day on-site fuel supply. This policy would protect dispatchable sources like coal from the economic pressures created, in part, by other government policies. Thus, during extreme events, the supply of electricity would still be high enough to minimize price spikes.
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