link They save money and reduce global warming.
NYT burning them up for wood pellets for energy- AND GETTING SUBSIDIES FROM GOVERNMENTS- PRETENDING THEY ARE A GREEN SOURCE OF ENERGY.
link , Natural Gas cos. Lie and create fake social media posts to scare citizens to delay stopping the burning of natural gas for heating buildings
A Yes magazine article explains that making energy public is the answer: cities, counties, and states own the utility systems and build and operate the wind, solar, and efficiency programs. they keep the money local, and they increase efficiency instead of maximizing the profits to distant owners.
the study shows public is mostly better than privatization: https://www.tni.org/files/publication-downloads/reclaiming_public_services.pdf