Heartland Daily Podcast – Tom Tanton: Renewable Portfolio Standards

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by H. Sterling Burnett
Heartland

According to Burnett:

Energy expert

[and E&E Legal Director of Science and Technology Assessment] Tom Tanton discusses is Reason Foundation study, Assessing the Costs and Benefits of Renewable Portfolio Standards: A Guide for Policymakers, which found serious flaws federal energy laboratories analysis of the benefits and costs of state renewable energy mandates.

He found that the government report understates the costs, and overstates the benefits, while ignoring entirely a whole range of environmental harms wind and solar farms cause. Tanton concludes that each state should reexamine their Renewable Energy Portfolio laws and determine whether the results merit continuing the costly programs.

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2016-12-11T17:07:42+00:00January 30th, 2015|Media Coverage, Renewable Energy, Tanton|

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