Donald Trump Declares ‘War’ … on Wind Turbines

Donald Trump has declared ‘war’ even before his 20 January Inauguration. No, it’s not a pending nuclear conflagration that’s in the offing; just the end of the wind industry as the world has known and grown to suffer it. Trump Says He’s ‘Personally Offended’ By ‘Awful’ Wind Turbines The Daily Caller Andrew Follett 23 November […]

Wind Industry Welfare: How Crony Capitalism Drives the Great Wind Power Fraud

  ‘Wind PTC Action Hub’: Time to End Energy Cronyism Master Resource Robert Bradley Jr. 9 October 2015 “Without the PTC, any mandated wind generation would be an even bigger political problem because its cost inflation would be exposed. The wind-is-competitive-with-fossil-fuels hyperbole would be refuted in real time.” Congress enacted the Wind Production Tax Credit (PTC) in 1992 as a temporary measure […]

US Wind Industry Shudders as Senate Lines Up to Slam the PTC Subsidy Scam

**** Senate votes down PTC amendment E&E Daily Nick Juliano 29 January 2015 A majority of the Senate went on record yesterday against reinstating an expired renewable energy tax credit through the end of the decade. The 47-51 failure of a nonbinding measure calling for a five-year extension of the production tax credit (PTC) delivered […]

Republican Mid-Term Victory Spells Doom for US Wind Industry

The US has just been through its mid-term elections, which saw sweeping gains by the Republican Party in the Senate, House, and in many gubernatorial elections, as well as state and local races. The Republicans gained control of the Senate for the first time since 2006, and increased their majority in the House. The Republicans […]