Italian Businesses Feeling the Green Policy Pinch
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  • free_agent

    It seems to me that the error is not recognizing that greenness of energy supplies is a luxury enjoyed by the entire population, and so green energy should be subsidized through general tax revenues. Instead, greenness of energy supplies is treated as a regulatory requirement on electricity consumers, and so forces heavy energy consumers to other jurisdictions.

    • f1b0nacc1

      The greeness of energy supplies is a pointless extravagance imposed upon energy consumers (the entire population) by religious fanatics and their allies in the bureaucracy. There is no general benefit in any meaningful sense, but even if there was, wouldn’t it be better to encourage those who wanted such a benefit to pay for it?
      The regulatory burden is just that, a regulatory burden imposed not chosen…

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