Support for a Rapid Electrification Transition Would Harm Residents
- Aug 4, 2021 9:19 pm GMT
Department of Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm is beefing up the agency’s support for energy efficiency building standards – including a ban on natural gas in new homes and commercial buildings. The DOE’s efforts to bolster electrification mandates will come at the expense of consumers and achieve few environmental benefits for the investment.
Electrification Mandates Crash Into Reality
Last week, at the DOE National Energy Codes Conference, Granholm said:
“We need state and local officials to step up. You are the only ones who can adopt and implement smart and ambitious building codes.”
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