In addition to the high cost of living, New England also pays the highest electric rates in the contiguous United States. But electricity doesn’t have to cost that much. What New England is missing is simple. It needs infrastructure to meet its high energy demands and help unclog bottlenecks in the system.
If done right, the RFS could provide sustainable benefits for families, farmers, refiners and overall energy diversity. We’ve learned a lot in the 10 years since Congress first passed the RFS, and not all of it is working. Now we have an opportunity to reform and fix what’s broken, and that is the best solution of all.