Even The EU Can See Europe’s Energy Policies Are Broken
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  • Gene

    My guess is that Guenther Oettinger, if he’s like most of the transnational bureaucracy of the EU, had to grit his teeth when saying bad things about “distorting the functioning of the market.” I’ll bet he’s spent most of his public career decrying every “market failure” he could find or fabricate, right before suggesting the latest trendy ways governments ought to be distorting market functioning.

    If I’m right about that at least I can derive some small pleasure at the EU’s discomfort when slapped hard by reality.

  • Jacksonian_Libertarian

    The development of solar and wind power should have been left to entrepreneurs who risk their own money when they see a profit opportunity. Governments are lousy at picking winners in the market place, and should butt out and leave the market to do its thing. Europe has now so warped its energy market, that it’s going to lose millions of jobs to low cost areas, in addition to impoverishing its citizens.

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