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Guest blog: My take on Indiana Energy Policy

 

I spent the month of May in Germany investigating the German energy transition.

The Energiewende is the government’s policy to shift from conventional coal and nuclear plants to renewables and energy efficiency.  Suffice it to say, it’s alive and well.  Moreover, the hyperbole leveled here against it by those with a vested interest in the status quo – such as it has failed, costs are spiraling out of control, it’s leading to substantially more coal generation because of the planned nuclear phase out – is false, if not laced with lies.

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