Here’s an article for those trying to keep track of the ongoing fight against the migration to renewable energy. For those 40% – 45% of 2GreenEnergy readers who reside outside the U.S. who may be scratching their heads, trying to make some sense of this, here’s a brief summary: we have a powerful faction here that is radically opposed to progress in the energy sector. It’s funded by the wealthiest people in our fair land, and its purpose is to destroy anything that would cause a shift away from fossil fuels. Its failed attempt to repeal several states’ renewable portfolio standards over the past couple of years has given way to what it sees as a more attractive target: net metering policies and distributed-generation solar “freeriders.”
Though they’re not going down easily, the faction will eventually lose — that much is certain — as the American people slowly come to learn the truth. What’s unclear is how much damage to human health and the environment will be sustained in the meanwhile. And here’s the truly scary part: the faction simply doesn’t care.