energy costs http://archive2.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/23784/all en Europe Utility Costs Spike Due to Renewables Push http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/europe-utility-costs-spike-due-renewables-push <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Business Insider notes how costly going green can be. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">As it turns out, going green comes with a hefty price tag and at least a few media outlets have noticed. In Europe, the push toward renewables in order to meet carbon emission goals has “backfired,” driving costs way up, according to Business Insider.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer for MRC Culture at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/europe-utility-costs-spike-due-renewables-push" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Climate Change Energy Environment International Media Business Insider Climate Change electricity energy costs Europe expense Great Britain green green energy heating renewables Reuters UK Fri, 08 Nov 2013 16:29:09 +0000 julia.seymour 44907 at http://archive2.mrc.org