We all fall victim to myths. But when they're deeply enmeshed in our belief systems, they can be nearly impossible to break away from.
On this week's podcast, we're busting some of the most common myths in clean energy:
- No, storage doesn't necessarily increase emissions. It depends on how it's used.
- No, solar isn't just for rich Democrats. In California, Republicans are buying solar more often.
- No, renewable energy doesn't inherently raise electric rates. In fact, U.S. electricity prices have fallen.
In the second half of the program, we'll revisit the swampy politics of solar in Alabama, South Carolina and Florida. There's a battle over net metering wages in South Carolina; a dispute over solar leasing continues in Florida; and a legal fight over solar fees in Alabama escalates.
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