In the Pipeline: 10/29/12

What’s holding electric cars back is that they are inferior, expensive products.  How many superior, affordable products need government support? National Journal (10/25/12) reports: “Consider auto sales. Instead of looking at the sales of electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles as a percentage of the total auto sales, the focus should be on the incredible growth in […]

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In the Pipeline: 10/5/12

This fight is far from over. And if you haven’t signed your name on the bus, it’s pretty much the cool thing to do these days.    As the Greeks sing during Mass:  Wisdom!  Let us be attentive! Reuters(10/4/12) reports: “Mitt Romney’s support of the coal industry during his debate with President Obama sent coal company […]

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In the Pipeline: 9/18/12

Well now.  Grover Norquist opens his kimono on the energy tax.  Guess what?  It turns out that the pledge would allow an energy tax, provided it was initially offset by reductions elsewhere.  So at least we now have some idea why Jim Hansen (the dude who gets paid by NASA but spends most of his […]

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PYLE: It’s time for the Wind PTC to end

Thomas Pyle, President of the American Energy Alliance, appeared on Money with Melissa Francis on FOX Business yesterday to discuss the wind Production Tax Credit (PTC) and the recent ouster of Exelon from the American Wind Energy Association. “I think they’re right in making the case that it’s time for this production tax credit to […]

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AEA to Congress: Oppose Gov’t Intervention in Energy Markets

For Immediate Release March 8, 2012 WASHINGTON D.C. — The American Energy Alliance sent two coalition letters to all United States Senators today opposing amendments to the Senate transportation bill that would create new taxpayer-funded subsidies for natural gas vehicles, extend the production tax credit (PTC) to underwrite wind energy, and revive the 1603 Treasury […]

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