American Action Forum, a political think-tank organization, recently released its “Dis­counting Consumers: How the DOE’s Wishful Thinking Leads to Higher Costs, Fewer Jobs,” study. The document examined 15 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) rulemakings issued between 2010 and 2015 and found that often unrealistic discount rates afforded favorable assumptions in DOE regulatory analyses that have resulted in profound implications for consumers and manufacturers.

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Publication date: 11/21/2016

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