Post Tagged with: "wind industry lobbyists"

December 13, 2012 08:04

Blowhards & Coruptocrats Blowin’ (your money) in the Wind Tax Credits

With the help of political cronies in high places, on both sides of the aisle, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has attempted, and failed, to push the PTC through in various bills: not once, not twice, but five times in a little over a year.

May 15, 2012 04:15

Wheels are coming off the wind energy gravy train

“the tax subsidy has sustained the industry on a scale that wouldn’t have been possible if they had to follow the same rules as everyone else.” A level playing field would mean that wind developers would also lose its exemptions from environmental and economic laws that all other businesses must abide by.

May 9, 2012 17:23

Time to terminate Big Wind subsidies

Politicians take billions from taxpayers, ratepayers and profitable businesses, to provide subsidies to Big Wind companies, who buy mostly Made Somewhere Else turbines – and then contribute millions to the politicians’ reelection campaigns, to keep the incestuous cycle going.

June 17, 2010 05:27

Obama’s ‘green’ jobs role model, Spain, is next European bailout

Every “green job” created with government money in Spain over the last eight years came at the cost of 2.2 regular jobs, and only one in 10 of the newly created green jobs became a permanent job. Now the same union socialist policies being pushed here by Obama are collapsing the economy in Spain.

March 4, 2010 07:42

Obama administration hides truth on ‘green’ jobs with help of big wind businesses which stand to make big money with government subsidies

After two studies refuted President Barack Obama’s assertions regarding the success of Spain’s and Denmark’s wind energy programs, a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request reveals the Department of Energy turned to George Soros and to wind industry lobbyists to attack the studies.