20 Nov '11, 1pm

Maybe Washington Should Pick Energy Winners: Is your energy subsidy better than my energy subsidy?

November 20, 2011 at 8:40AM by Jim DiPeso | comment The federal government has to stop picking winners and let the market decide which energy resources Americans use. That's what we keep hearing lately from Washington, D.C. That's not what Washington, D.C., does, however. The federal government has been picking winners since the days of hooped skirts and beaver top hats. Notwithstanding this-time-it's-different rhetoric, there is not a lot of evidence that politicians will change their habits, level the playing field, and let coal, oil, gas, nuclear, renewables, and technologies we have not yet dreamed up fight it out in a perfectly competitive market that has perfect information and no unpriced externalities. A venture capitalist who works with renewable energy companies and a former staffer for the Massaachusetts legislature have published an interesting report exploring...

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