Congress Should Keep Its Promise to End Energy Subsidies

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

Wind power policies bring big costs and questionable benefits

February 14, 2019 | Matthew Lau | torontosun.com Governments of all political stripes in Canada have supported expanding wind power to reduce greenhouse gas emissions — from the federal Liberals and Alberta NDP to even, at times, the conservative Saskatchewan Party. But is it a good idea to make Canadians pay more for energy in order … Continue reading Wind power policies bring big costs and questionable benefits

US Wind Player “RES Americas” Warns of Impending Supply Bottlenecks as PTC Disappears

 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

Why farmers in Iowa hope wind energy will blow over.

Wind Energy Isn’t a Breeze  - Farmers near wind turbines face (sometimes literal) headaches. [excerpts] AUG 24, 2017 |  Leah Mcbride Mensching | slate.com Nearly 175 years ago, Lana Wanders’ ancestors settled in what would soon become the state of Iowa. The farm served as a stopping point for people heading west who had run out … Continue reading Why farmers in Iowa hope wind energy will blow over.

Looming Supply Chain Crunch Threatens US Wind Energy Boom

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

Videos: The wind turbine land agent.

Videos about meetings with a wind turbine salesman. Partly humorous, and entirely too much the sad truth. Video 1.  Wind turbine land agent makes first contact with a landowner Video 2 Land agent makes second contact with a potential turbine host. Video 3  Land agent makes third contact with a potential turbine host. Video 4  Let's talk … Continue reading Videos: The wind turbine land agent.

Delays in Approvals, leads Apex to scrap Wind Project

Apex halting plans for its' Flat Rock Wind Project in Rush and Henry Counties in Indiana, Apex cited delays in gaining approval from officials as the key reason for scrapping the project, which was met with opposition from local residents and has been the subject of legal action over zoning issues. “The resulting delays... have … Continue reading Delays in Approvals, leads Apex to scrap Wind Project

Maine’s Mountains and Ridgeline’s targeted by Industrial Wind Turbine Plants.

While visiting Acadia National park in the fall of 2018, we were able to see the Turbines from many of the view locations. Ellsworth American Editorial Blasts Wind Power Development in Maine July 4, 2015  | Brad Blake | windtaskforce.org The Ellsworth American Newspaper clearly understands the issues regarding the proliferating wind scourge in Maine.  It's good … Continue reading Maine’s Mountains and Ridgeline’s targeted by Industrial Wind Turbine Plants.

Deceptions: Apex lies about Turbine injuries and deaths.

APEX Clean Energy representative lies about Turbine injuries and deaths – SEPTEMBER 9, 2018 | JMKRAFT | PAXTON, IL. (ECWd) A representative of APEX Clean Energy, in her attempt at diminishing concerns expressed of health impacts of wind turbines, stated during a Ford County Planning Commission meeting that “No member of the public has ever been injured … Continue reading Deceptions: Apex lies about Turbine injuries and deaths.