The good news is that Dominion finally admits that the net zero VCEA might not work.
"Many economists are interested in understanding what the literature says about the cost of "non-climate" and "climate" related human disruptions.
...we have a new approach to energy policy: Gaslighting.
In New York and elsewhere climate justice considerations are making their way into legislation
None of this impossibility is being considered in today’s reliability assessments.
It appears that the owners of these buildings are just now figuring out that the standards that have been set cannot be met, at least not in any remotely reasonable way.
At the very least, political leaders backing the net zero agenda should reconsider imposing on their citizens economic damages equivalent to a war for no good result.
Short of a command economy, it is simply an unattainable pipe dream, and we will struggle to get 10–20% of the way to the target, even with a democratic mandate to proceed.
The energy supply will inexorably move to whatever best supplies consumer needs at the lowest cost.
But the scheme has been thrown into doubt after the National Grid said it cannot connect the facility to the electricity network until 2031 at the earliest, when capacity upgrades will be finished.
Net Zero Plans Are Dangerous and Unsupported by Science and the Scientiﬁc Method
In the political climate of Albany it is not clear how to get policy makers to consider the risks of ignoring the issues raised.
There isn’t going to be any soft landing for this reckless blind leap by the EU.
A zero-risk standard sets a high hurdle for permitting a new facility or keeping an existing source in operation.
The proposed ‘good enough’ plan provides direction but is not overly constraining.
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