Post Tagged with: "wind jobs"

April 5, 2013 06:37

Green Mandates Destroy NC Economy

NC became “a leader in unemployment, a leader in job stagnation and a leader in economic misery” after adopting renewable energy mandates that neighboring states did not adopt. NC industries spent $215 MILLION more for energy than they would have without the mandates. States with renewable energy mandates average 38% higher electricity rates for consumers with some like New York paying double.

February 12, 2013 07:03

Obama’s Jewell to Help Kill Coal, Raise Energy Costs

Obama’s nominee for interior secretary is another anti-energy, carbon taxing, wacko environmentalist consistent with Obama’s promise of making electricity rates “skyrocket.”

July 31, 2012 06:13

Voting for wind is voting wildlife extermination

[Wind is] subsidizing the slaughter of countless eagles, hawks, falcons, owls, herons, cranes, egrets, other birds and bats.

June 4, 2012 05:00

George Will: 1980 again with permanent stagnation

It’s not 1984, says George Will, when Reagan won reelection on the improving economy, it’s 1980, when Jimmy Carter got buried by malaise. – Todd Fein

May 23, 2012 05:41

Blowing Wind Up Your Skirt

The wind industry actually shed 10,000 jobs since 2009 at the same time the energy capacity of wind farms had doubled. Meanwhile, the oil and gas industry had added 75,000 jobs. How many more jobs would have been added if the Obama administration had not imposed a drilling moratorium in the Gulf of Mexico.

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.

April 20, 2012 08:39

Your money gone with the wind – AGAIN

$70 MILLION blowin’ in the wind extra paid by consumers for wind energy they didn’t get to use. Previously a wind company was paid $50 MILLION to NOT produce energy. The Wall Street Journal reported on a study that shows the Utopian green dream of free wind energy has cost $14 MILLION per permanent job. Four more years of this insanity?