Todd Snitchler writes in The Washington Examiner about California’s energy mistakes.
- The government-mandated renewables-only frenzy in California, which led to the closure of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plan, has hurt electricity reliability in the state.
- The Newsom administration is now turning to the federal government for bailouts to fix California’s energy mistakes.
- Regulators and policymakers in the state can meet climate goals and protect consumers by embracing a grid strategy that prioritizes reliability and emissions reductions, instead of emissions reductions only.
- In order for any meaningful climate progress to occur, affordable and reliable energy must be a key priority.
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