Brendan Flanagan writes on RealClearEnergy that California’s electric vehicle policies are misguided because they don’t incorporate enough private sector involvement.
- California awarded public utilities the contracts to build EV charging stations in California.
- In order to cover these charges, utilities will need to raise their rates for electricity, disproportionately harming lower-income families that are less likely to own electric vehicles in the first place.
- This policy also discourages private sector involvement, which will harm the efficiency of EV charging stations being built.
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