Raiding the Piggy Bank
04/24/15
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E I Bank 600 AEA
Ten Reasons to Eliminate the Wind PTC
04/23/15
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This week, Reps. Kenny Marchant and Mike Pompeo introduced H.R. 1901 , a bill to eliminate the wind Production Tax Credit (PTC).This legislation has several important provisions. First, it repeals the inflation adjustment, which would save taxpayers approximately 35% for the reminder of the ten-year window. It slightly adjusts and tightens the “beginning of construction” language that determines whether a company qualifies for the subsidy. It also repeals the entire statutory framework on...Continue Reading...
American Energy Parade
04/17/15
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Energy Parade 600 AEA
Taxes In The Wind
04/10/15
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Taxes In Wind 600 AEA
Gone With The Wind
04/03/15
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Windmills Suck 600 AEA
Solar Freeloader
03/27/15
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Solar Loaf 600 AEA
WSJ Op-Ed: Time to Repeal the RFS
03/26/15
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Today, American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle penned an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal on the Renewable Fuel Standard. In the piece, Pyle makes the case for repealing this broken and misguided policy. Below is the text from the op-ed:
At the Iowa Agriculture Summit earlier this month, most of the prospective Republican presidential candidates embraced the renewable-fuel standard, one of the worst examples of corporate welfare in America. This federal mandate props up the U.S....
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A Corny Way to Go
03/20/15
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Corny 600 AEA
EPA's WOTUS Rule "Insults Property Owners"
03/20/15
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy delivered a speech at the National Farmers Union this week in which she tried to assuage doubts over a proposed rule to greatly expand the agency’s authority to regulate waters covered under the Clean Water Act. The proposal, known as “Waters of the United States,” has drawn the ire of farmers, ranchers, property owners, and local governments, who fear the vague language contained in EPA’s rule could result in the...Continue Reading...
DOE vs. EIA: Who Should You Trust on Wind Energy?
03/16/15
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Last week, the U.S. Energy Department released a report on the future of America’s wind industry. The report, Wind Vision, offers a lofty goal: wind energy could supply 35 percent of U.S. electricity by 2050 (for context, wind currently supplies 4.5 percent and coal is our largest electricity source at 39 percent). At nearly 300 pages, this report makes a lot of claims. One thing worth pointing out is that Wind Vision ’s findings, written by DOE’s Wind and Water Power Technologies...Continue Reading...