Items of interest:
1-“Industries that require never-ending subsidies simply cannot increase overall economic welfare. To conclude otherwise is to believe in “free-lunch” economics of the worst kind. Yet, freelunch economics are driving the push for renewable energy.”
Gresham’s Law of Green Energy – CATO Institute
2-“Ethanol is the Frankenfuel of the energy business, a subsidy-devouring monster that cannot be killed, no matter how great the political opposition.”
Lame-Duck Bailouts for Ethanol and Wind? – Robert Bryce
3-Some years ago, as part of an agreement to sell our product to the Chinese, they insisted we set up a manufacturing facility in China. Take a wild guess: our US facility (which supplied the initial product under EXIM Bank financing requiring US content) no longer manufactures the product for China.
The Hard Facts About Fracking – Popular Mechanics
5-And we subsidize windmills!
Russia to have a foothold on Turkish energy market – Voice of Russia