by Jon Sanders
Director of the Center for Food, Power, and Life, Research Editor, John Locke Foundation
I can hear them now, Mitch. They’ll be saying but not North Carolina, because “we have some of the lowest electricity rates around.”
It’s a well-rehearsed statement, and it’s true. But its intent is to deceive, as you can see from this chart:
Crediting REPS for NC’s competitive electricity rates is like crediting nap-taking for the hare leading the race.