Tag Archives: Renewable Energy Standard

NPR, “The wind industry typically rises and falls with the passing and expiration of federal tax credits.” Glenn Schleede offers a warning.

Place this little gem in the “tell me something I didn’t know” file – Wind Power Wanes With Fading Federal Incentives According to the post, “when the credit markets dried up in 2008, so did the money for new projects. … Continue reading

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Robert Bryce: “recent studies show that wind-generated electricity likely won’t result in any reduction in carbon emissions—or that they’ll be so small as to be almost meaningless.”

Robert Bryce, author of Power Hungry: The Myths of “Green” Energy and the Real Fuels of the Future, suggests in his article today that “Wind Power Won’t Cool Down the Planet.” Acknowledging that “the wind industry has achieved remarkable growth … Continue reading

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Senator Brownback’s call for Renewable Energy Standard amendment challenged.

MasterResource presents Tom Stacy‘s “Open Letter to Senator Brownback on His Support for a Federal Renewable Energy Standard.” Mr. Stacy notes that, “US Senator Sam Brownback (R-KS) displays a national debt clock on his home page and is a proclaimed conservative. Yet … Continue reading

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AWEA, “The U.S. wind industry is in distress”

The statement from Denise Bode of the AWEA references Bloomberg’s article, Pickens, Home Depot Beat Wind-Turbine Makers in Energy Measure which commented that, in the Senate energy bill, renewable energy requirement for utilities were rejected after Reid said there weren’t … Continue reading

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