Once Again, Congress Reaches Into Taxpayer Wallets for the Renewable Energy Lobby

Inclusion of corporate welfare and unnecessary tax extensions a major mistake. WASHINGTON DC (December 21, 2020) – The American Energy Alliance (AEA), the country’s premier pro-consumer, pro-taxpayer, and free-market energy organization, released the following response to news that Congress has agreed to include special green giveaways for the powerful renewable energy lobby – which has already drained billions […]

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41 Free Market Groups Urge Senate to Stand Strong Against Powerful Wind Lobby

The U.S. Senate, the only stronghold in Congress, must resist temptation to pass unnecessary handouts to special interests before – and after – the election. WASHINGTON DC (October 22, 2020) – The American Energy Alliance (AEA), the country’s premier pro-consumer, pro-taxpayer, and free-market energy organization, issued a letter to Senate Leader Mitch McConnell and many […]

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House Dems use Coronavirus to push Green Agenda

A coalition of House Democrats, environmental advocacy groups, and renewable energy trade associations are looking to take advantage of the economic slowdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic by sneaking several renewable energy tax credits into an economic stimulus bill. Let’s set aside for a moment the question of whether or not such stimulus packages are […]

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Key Vote: Energy Bill Amendments

The American Energy Alliance urges all Senators to reject harmful amendments to the introduced American Energy Innovation Act. Numerous proposed and filed amendments have no place in this legislation. Legislative action in such areas as the Kigali Amendment limiting HFCs, the Land and Water Conservation Fund, and electric vehicle and other tax credits, among others should be debated on […]

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No Carve-Outs for Politically-Favored Industries

WASHINGTON – This afternoon Thomas J. Pyle, President of the American Energy Alliance, sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell expressing the organization’s opposition to special tax treatment for the wind and solar industries vis-à-vis the Base Erosion Anti-Abuse Tax provision in the Senate tax reform bill. The text of the letter can be read below: Dear Majority […]

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AEA Responds to GOP Tax Plan

WASHINGTON – Thomas J. Pyle, President of the American Energy Alliance, has issued the following statement on today’s release of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “This pro-growth tax reform plan is a breath of fresh air for American businesses and the American people. The immediate lowering of the corporate tax rate to 20 percent will […]

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