ICYMI: White House Favors Green Energy

WASHINGTON D.C. — AEA President Thomas Pyle was cited in an E&E News Greenwire article today on the energy provisions in President Obama’s FY2014 budget proposal. Pyle’s comments target President Obama’s continued pursuit of discriminatory energy policies: Clean energy favored, fossil fuel programs cut under fiscal 2014 budget E&E News, Greenwire By Nick Juliano, Hannah […]

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REPORT: Big Wind’s Bogus Jobs Numbers

Industry’s ‘Inflated Numbers’ and ‘Erroneous Conclusions’ Misled Washington Lawmakers to Gain Extension of Production Tax Credit WASHINGTON, D.C. – Claims by the wind industry that another year-long extension of the Production Tax Credit (PTC) would create American jobs are based on “self-serving industry interviews and unsupported wind capacity forecasts that have no credibility,” according to […]

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In the Pipeline: 1/9/13

This dude is the rock for our roll. Energy Guardian (1/9/13) reports: “The effort by conservative Republican lawmakers and anti-tax groups to end tax breaks for renewable energy didn’t go anywhere in Congress last year, but that’s not stopping Rep. Mike Pompeo from trying again… The bill has the backing of key conservative groups that oppose renewable […]

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In the Pipeline: 1/2/13

The trusty “we’re running out of oil!” pundits are now “sure, the US will overtake Saudi Arabia and lead the world in oil production…but maybe only for a decade or so” pundits. IER(1/2/12) reports: “For decades, the proponents of so-called green or alternative energy sources have bemoaned the United States’ alleged ‘dependence on foreign oil’ as […]

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In the Pipeline: 12/19/12

It is increasingly clear that Senator Lamar Alexander has been eating his spinach. IER (12/18/12) reports: “In a speech Thursday on the Senate floor, Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) gave the following floor speech in response to the wind industry’s phase-out proposal of the wind Production Tax Credit:”   In a way, it’s like the government is raising […]

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In the Pipeline: 12/17/12

Even the Washington Post thinks the wind PTC should end.  Too bad they blow on the carbon tax. Washington Post (12/15/12) reports: “Some of those who sympathize with the wind subsidy, known as the production tax credit (PTC), say that it represents a second-best approach to supporting green energy. In fact it is not even a third- […]

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In the Pipeline: 12/12/12

We realize that taking someone else’s money for your own purposes is always tempting.  Congress should resist. AEA (12/12/12) reports: “The American Energy Alliance joined five other free market groups today in sending a letter to 158 members of the 112th Congress, urging them oppose an extension of the wind Production Tax Credit that would transfer taxpayer […]

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In the Pipeline: 10/31/12

You know what?  The AEA Nation thinks Heather Wilson gets it, too.  Folks, you must read this letter.  And if you are lucky enough to live in New Mexico, you get to choose between two very distinct visions for the direction of our nation.  That’s kind of cool. New Mexico Watch Dog (10/29/12) reports: “The Navajo Nation Council […]

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