Photo: WhiteGoldWielder via Flickr Previously, I described difficulties with RPS policy, whereby layers of patches designed to address political problems create a convoluted overall structure that yields lousy policy. Today, I outline a better approach. Policy first First a caveat: Too much of our energy policy is developed based on politics. There is a point in the political process where political compromise is necessary -- but that shouldn't precede an articulation of what good policy is. With that in mind, this framework sets out first and foremost to get the policy right. As noted in the earlier post, this requires …
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Sean Casten is president & CEO of Recycled Energy Development, LLC, a company devoted to profitably reducing greenhouse emissions.