Debunking the Left’s Wind-Power Myths Apr 30, 2019 |Dr. Jay Lehr & Tom Harris | America Outloud [Excerpts - Read Full Article] Wind power currently provides the United States with four times the amount of energy provided by solar technologies But that doesn’t mean energy from the wind can replace fossil fuels, despite the claims of many … Continue reading Wind power is hampered by many limitations
The Window For Wyoming’s Wind Industry November 3, 2017 | Cooper McKim | Inside Energy “We need to have these projects in the ground and fully operational by the end of 2020 to qualify for the production tax credit so that is the driver of doing these projects now,” she says. The production tax credit, or … Continue reading Wind Rush – All about the Tax Credits!
March 06, 2019 |Katie Tubb | The Daily Signal As Americans work to file their taxes, Congress is setting to work on a package of expired tax credits this spring to enrich a few energy technologies at the expense of federal taxpayers. Sens. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., of the Senate Finance Committee last … Continue reading Congress Should Keep Its Promise to End Energy Subsidies
RES’ supply-chain concerns confirm recent report findings from Wood Mackenzie. FEBRUARY 01, 2019 |JASON DEIGN | greentechmedia.com There's a race to complete wind plants before the PTC runs out. Renewable energy developer RES has warned of U.S. wind project supply chain challenges as the federal Production Tax Credit comes to an end in 2020. “The largest … Continue reading US Wind Player “RES Americas” Warns of Impending Supply Bottlenecks as PTC Disappears
With their eye only on deadlines wind companies have made a basic project management mistake, in pushing forward with a Wind Rush, to build out as many projects as possible, to collect tax credits, issues with supply chain, transportation and logistics were not considered. Study by Energy Logistics Group More than $2.1 billion in turbine sales … Continue reading Looming Supply Chain Crunch Threatens US Wind Energy Boom
The Production Tax Credit: Corporate Subsidies & Renewable Energy November 1, 2018 | Angela C. Erickson| texaspolicy.com Wind energy is a $14 billion industry made up of wind facilities, turbine manufacturers, and financiers. While the industry grew over the past few decades, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and its corporate members pushed for new … Continue reading The Production Tax Credit: Corporate Subsidies & Renewable Energy
July 27th, 2018 | Joshua S Hill | CleanTechnica The US wind energy industry is expected to install more than 30 gigawatts (GW) of new production capacity over the next three years as developers look to take advantage of the wind energy Production Tax Credit that will begin phasing out in 2021. The Production Tax … Continue reading US Wind Installations To Surge Before PTC Phase-Out In 2021