Ever wonder why we can’t solve our energy problems in this country? Look no further than ourselves. We love energy consumption but hate inconveniences such as … oh, power lines, for example.
It’s a refresher course that plays out every 20 years or so.
In the wake of Hurricane Irene, hundreds of thousands of cranky Connecticut ratepayers without power — some for days on end — practically look like they’re ready to storm the Capitol. Or, better yet, the headquarters of Connecticut Light & Power.