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
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
The Reality of Industrial Wind Power Oct 01, 2018 |Jeff Ingber | Townhall.com. | [See full article] I certainly want to preserve the environment for my grandchildren and theirs, and I appreciate the threat posed by fossil fuels. But wind power, shrouded in a mystique of cost-effective, clean, renewable energy, creates far more problems than is … Continue reading There is no free environmental lunch when it comes to building and using massive turbine structures.
Wind energy is hailed as a boost to the local economy. It’s really a burden to the economy, and here’s how. The Hidden Costs of Wind-Power Subsidies The negative prices for wind power force local utilities out of wholesale power markets because utility-owned generation can’t compete with subsidized, mandated power, with demand growth very low … Continue reading Hidden costs of wind power a burden to the local economy
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
ROBERT BRYCE June 6, 2016 It takes enormous amounts of taxpayer cash to make wind energy seem affordable. Last month, during its annual conference, the American Wind Energy Association issued a press release trumpeting the growth of wind-energy capacity. It quoted the association’s CEO, Tom Kiernan, who declared that the wind business is “an American … Continue reading The 176 billion dollars in free government money for wind turbines.