Tag Archives: Wind Power subsidies

WSJ: “Government subsidies are turning renewable energy into big business.”

From the Wall Street Journal:  ” Clean Energy Sources: Sun, Wind and Subsidies:  As Governments Increase Spending and Support for Renewable Power, Even Fans Wonder If Aid Could Be More Efficient by Jeffrey Ball January 8, 2010 In frigid water … Continue reading

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The Windpower Industry’s “top ten” false and misleading claims … Number 7 – Industrial wind developers are interested only in providing a public service

From StopIllWind – Drop by for a huge library of facts about Industrial Wind Energy. #7. Industrial wind developers are interested only in providing a public service. All the false and misleading claims which this industry makes for itself work … Continue reading

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Chugging soon into your home town – “The Green Energy Subsidy Express” – be careful not to play on the tracks!

Via National Wind Watch – “State lowballed cost of green tax breaks” Seems over in Oregon they have a little squabble over subsidies for “green” energy.  The OregonLive.com post suggests that “State officials deliberately underestimated the cost of Gov. Ted … Continue reading

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If the wind is free, why do we have to pay you to take it?

In an earlier post, “Mountain Breezes – Green Energy’s New Coal?,” we spoke of the taking of the coal.  For decades past, and likely many decades future, the important, yet much maligned resource has, and will continue to feed the energy … Continue reading

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