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AEA Responds to GOP Tax Plan

WASHINGTON – Thomas J. Pyle, President of the American Energy Alliance, has issued the following statement on today’s release of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “This pro-growth tax reform plan is a breath of fresh air for American businesses and the American people. The immediate lowering of the corporate tax rate to 20 percent will […]

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Another Sweetheart Deal for Big Wind?

WASHINGTON — American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement about the House Republicans’ proposed tax extenders deal: “The wind PTC was a bad idea yesterday, it’s a bad idea today, and it will be a bad idea tomorrow. “Over twenty percent of this extenders deal, nearly $10 billion, is a handout to AWEA […]

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The Wind PTC: What It Is And Why Congress Should Reject It

When Congress returns for the start of the lame duck session this week, they will discuss whether to approve a retroactive extension of the expired Production Tax Credit (PTC), which primarily benefits foreign and domestic wind companies. For a host of reasons, they shouldn’t. Most importantly, they shouldn’t because the PTC is inextricably linked to […]

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Americans Skeptical of Federal Energy Dictates

WASHINGTON – A new survey released today by the American Energy Alliance found that most American voters have serious reservations about the federal government’s involvement in their energy choices—specifically with regard to policies like the wind Production Tax Credit (PTC) and the EPA’s proposed power plant rule. “The American people don’t have faith in the federal […]

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ICYMI: Big Wind Doesn’t Need Welfare

“Congress has a decision to make: Will they stand with American families or with Big Wind’s high-powered lobbyists?” -AEA President Thomas Pyle WASHINGTON – The American Energy Alliance has long argued that the wind industry should no longer receive the taxpayer-funded wind Production Tax Credit (PTC).  In a recent interview with the Casper Star-Tribune, Power Company […]

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PYLE: Camp’s Proposal is Encouraging

WASHINGTON — American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued a statement today on House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp’s (R-MI) draft tax reform legislation. Chairman Camp’s plan would repeal a number of green energy tax incentives, including the wind Production Tax Credit (PTC). Pyle’s statement reads: “Chairman Camp’s proposal is an encouraging step toward common sense […]

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Free Market Coalition Calls for End to Wind PTC

WASHINGTON — The American Energy Alliance has joined 23 other free-market organizations in a letter to Congress urging members to oppose the extension of the wind production tax credit (PTC). The letter states: “On behalf of the millions of members that our organizations represent, we encourage you to oppose extending the main source of federal […]

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