Month: January 2018

Dominion’s wires are its only natural monopoly; let engineering firms build low-cost solar, wind

By Will Driscoll Many firms have more experience than Dominion Energy in building solar and wind farms and connecting them to the grid.  And these other firms provide the lowest prices for solar and wind, as seen in Tucson’s and Austin’s recent solar costs below 3 cents per…

Recover high-GWP refrigerants, favor low-GWP refrigerants to limit climate damage

By Will Driscoll To limit climate damage from refrigerants with a high global warming potential: States may require leak testing and leak repair of equipment using refrigerants, as California now requires for large equipment (see section 5 below). States may also have authority to…