Eric Boehm of Reason writes about government obstacles to energy development.
- Inefficient and outdated regulations are hindering the growth of wind energy.
- The U.S. has enough offshore wind to generate 42 MW of electricity, with another 18,581 MW being tied up in permitting battles.
- Rather than extending subsidies for mature wind energy, the government should reduce regulations and simplify the permitting process to allow more clean power and infrastructure to come online.
Read the full article here.