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.