The Government Should Practice What it Preaches

Most observers would agree the nation has a frustrating energy policy. Politicians claim everything is available and is on the table. The reality from a federal perspective is nothing is on the table. The federal government cannot force utilities to build nuclear power plants, solar plants, wind plants, coal plants or plants that use natural gas. Most of those policy decisions are left to the individual states.

There is an exception. It is the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), which is one of the nation's largest utilities by revenue. TVA is the nation's largest municipal utility and it is owned by the federal government. Yet the energy policies the federal government promotes for other states and utilities to implement are mostly ignored at the TVA....630 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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