Read more about the John Locke Foundation Spotlight report that explains how Demand-Side Management programs are thoroughly inconsistent with a free society, where the role of government to accommodate people’s choices — rather than manipulate them — is not considered or recognized.
JLF’s Vice President for Research Dr. Roy Cordato explains demand-side management:
Energy Behavior Modification: The Failure and Arrogance of Centrally Planned Energy-Efficiency Programs (John Locke Foundation)
Paradise Decoupled (Institute for Energy Research)
Political Conservation Returns (Institute for Energy Research)
The Left’s Energy Efficiency Gamble (Heritage Foundation)
Demand-Side Management: Government Planning, Not Market Conservation (Testimony before the Georgia Public Service Commission by IER’s Daniel Simmons)