David Iaconangelo of E&E News writes on the landscape of American renewable energy.
- Renewable energy generation and storage in the U.S. hardly increased from 2020 to 2021 due to inflation, tariffs, and other regulatory hurdles.
- Only 386 miles of transmission lines were built in 2021, far short of the 1,800 miles that has been built on average per year over the last decade.
- To accelerate the growth of clean power sources, policymakers should look to reduce regulations for the private sector and end harmful trade practices such as tariffs.
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