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A PRECIPITOUS DASH TO A GRID RELIABILITY CRISIS

Written on: October 23, 2023

In a recent opinion piece on realclearenergy.com, Michelle Bloodworth states: America is headed toward an energy crisis, self-inflicted by a series of poor policy decisions aimed at re-engineering the electric grid and how power is generated across the country. In recent years, a number of unelected and wealthy activists have pushed for decarbonizing the grid under unrealistic timelines without consideration for the cost. American taxpayers are already on the hook for President Biden’s goal of carbon-free electricity by 2035. The price tag includes the $369 billion Inflation Reduction Act to turbocharge renewable energy, as well as the unknown costs of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations that will force the closure of fossil-fueled electric power plants years before an orderly energy transition is possible.

Her full opinion piece can be found here.