Venture investors and auto-company directors rarely take strategic pointers from urban-planning activists. In light of this November 19 essay pinpointing electric SUVs' sustainability failings, perhaps they should.
"Finally, the Sunshine State is living up to its name and taking steps to become a true leader in the solar revolution. A critical component of our just transition to renewable energy is ensuring that every Floridian can participate and benefit from affordable, clean, local solar power. That’s why we must extend the benefits of solar power to renters and people with homes that are not suitable for solar panels."
Questions remain about where the money is coming from to fund both the petition drive for a public vote on FirstEnergy’s subsidies and the inflammatory campaign against it by a group called Ohioans for Energy Security.
Last week as Texas’ ERCOT grid reached its price cap of $9,000 per megawatt-hour and the price map on ERCOT’s website became a solid and deep red, many energy market wonks highlighted that this is a feature, not a failure, of the market.