Pyle: Let's Put An End to Wind Welfare

This week, AEA President Tom Pyle penned an op-ed in The Hill decrying the wind industry's dependence on taxpayer-funded corporate welfare. Below is the text of the op-ed:
imgres Does wind lobby care more about keeping word or handouts? By Thomas Pyle As the 2016 presidential race takes shape, here’s an idea Republican and Democratic contenders alike can get behind: let’s put an end to corporate welfare. Unfortunately, right out of the gate, many of the candidates have chosen to...

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Ten Reasons to Eliminate the Wind PTC

  • 04/23/15
  • AEA
  • Blog
This week, Reps. Kenny Marchant and Mike Pompeo introduced H.R. 1901 , a bill to eliminate the wind Production Tax Credit (PTC).This legislation has several important provisions. First, it repeals the inflation adjustment, which would save taxpayers approximately 35% for the reminder of the ten-year window. It slightly adjusts and tightens the “beginning of construction” language that determines whether a company qualifies for the subsidy. It also repeals the entire statutory framework on...
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