They get a 10 percent increase in employment too…
‘The energy renaissance that’s transforming our nation’
That’s about 2.3 million new jobs a year.
It will harm the poorest members of society the most
‘Total shock’ about solar subsidy cuts announced months in advance
Carbon taxes disproportionately hurt the poor
Environmental regs do more damage to the average person than the worst case global warming scenarios
Opposition to the tax was due to ‘concerns about employment, legal difficulties and security of supply’
‘Makes no financial sense’
‘Think of it as a reverse Robin Hood scheme’
‘High electric rates have destroyed jobs and are a huge burden for poor people’
The state commission twice found that net metering solar subsidies are not in the public interest.
The EU’s spending on green energy fell from $142 billion in 2011 to $58 billion last year
The EPA even assumes that solar panels will generate electricity at midnight.
Brits paid a whopping 54 percent more for electricity than Americans in 2014.
‘Despite decades of promises that these technologies will soon be commercially viable, they still cannot compete in the market against conventional sources of electricity.’
Saved the average American household $747.30 annually since 2008
Even with the cuts, green energy subsidies are projected to increase to $10.8 billion by 2021
“They’ve dramatically raised electricity prices.”
‘Working people applaud the New York Times editorial board’