11 Jun '12, 7pm

Guest Post: Frenemies - Why Solar and Natural Gas Will Be Central to U.S. Energy Policy: President Obama’s rec...

Guest Post: Frenemies - Why Solar and Natural Gas Will Be Central to U.S. Energy Policy: President Obama’s rec...

Stop beating on each other. Personally, I remain an environmentalist and hope to see fracking carefully regulated as with all industrial impacts. Professionally, it is time for the renewable energy industry, including solar, to stop seeing their success in fracking’s demise. We have to begin to articulate a common vision for energy policy with a big enough tent to sell it politically. It is time that solar trade associations and lobbyists joined more closely with those of other players in the power industry. Push regulators, ratepayers, politicians and others to be 'long-term greedy.' It is tempting to make investment decisions based on today’s short-sighted views on gas prices and solar power. As I set out below, those short-sighted views have some serious flaws, and due to the capital intensiveness of the power industry, it is hard to adjust policy quickly without disrup...

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