Newsweek created quite a stir this week when AWEA 'called them out' for not vetting a college prof who wrote an op-ed piece about problems with wind energy. The attacks thrown at them, along with the defensive position that Newsweek has, subsequently , taken the story away from the facts. But isn't this what BigWind is … Continue reading BigWind attacks Newsweek. Did they divert attention FROM the facts
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The wind industry often peddles the false claim that conventional energy sources like natural gas, coal, and nuclear receive more subsidies than wind power. Industry lobbyists at the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) use this myth as a talking point to push for more subsidies, including the federal Production Tax Credit. In reality, the … Continue reading BigWind LOVES Tax Day in America!
Many are misinformed and believe that BigWind can survive INdependent from fossil fuels. The reality has been stated by the largest wind turbine company in the USA, GE, "Energy generation from renewable sources like wind and solar have zero emissions and very low variable cost of generation. However, if flexible generation assets, such as gas turbines, … Continue reading Natural Gas Says to Wind Energy: You’re Nothing Without Me!
The next time someone tells you they support BigWind subsidies because fossil fuels receive them, too, remember this information. BigWind loves to tell the public that they only want what is fair- an equal opportunity. Is BigWind really being treated, equally? Is it fair when BigWind is being subsidized over 52 times more than the more … Continue reading BigWind is subsidized >52x more than fossil fuels. Fair????
Even though this article was written in April of 2014, it is still incredibly pertinent today. This administration is heavily pushing renewable energy on the American citizen, through EPA rules and regulations- spoken about just last week by our President. Congress is, again, considering the renewal of the Wind Production Tax Credit. The assaults on … Continue reading The road to American electrical blackouts is paved with wind turbines
The realities listed, below, are inevitable. How will it affect YOU? Your place of business? Your hospital? The green lobbyists are hiding these truths from our legislators and, instead, focusing on the benefits for climate change (zero proof of this benefit). In a previous blog, we have referred to the BigWind lobby group as 'illusionists' … Continue reading When will BigWind destroy OUR grid, in the USA?
The Institute for Energy Research released an analysis of a recent report by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) on negative pricing and market distortion. AWEA's report is part of an all-out effort to convince Congress to renew the wind production tax credit (PTC), the wind industry’s lucrative subsidy that expired at the end of … Continue reading BigWind Lobbyists tell us ‘half-truths’