Resolution to Protect Access for All Electric Generation Technologies

Summary

Encourages the development and maintenance of free markets in the electric energy space and opposes the implementation of any prohibition or restriction on any specific forms electric generation; promoting an energy mix set by market forces will ultimately lead to the best balance between reliability, security, economic development, affordability, and sustainability for the residents.

Resolution to Protect Access for All Electric Generation Technologies

Model Resolution

WHEREAS, electric energy plays an essential role in the daily lives of all American individuals, families, and businesses,

WHEREAS, reliable access to this energy is best ensured through a diverse energy mix generated by a variety of fuel and technology sources,

WHEREAS, government at all levels has repeatedly failed in its efforts to improve on free market outcomes by unilaterally picking ‘winners and losers’ or favoring certain technologies or innovations over others,

WHEREAS, multiple forms of electric generation including coal, natural gas, nuclear, solar, hydro, and wind are under some threat of market access denial across the country for various reasons,

Now therefore be it resolved that: the {legislative body} of the state of {name of state} opposes the implementation of any prohibition or restriction on any specific forms electric generation; promoting an energy mix set by market forces will ultimately lead to the best balance between reliability, security, economic development, affordability, and sustainability for the residents of {name of state}.