POLL: Spending Issues Still Reign Supreme

WASHINGTON – With a number of spending issues on the horizon such as what to do with green energy subsidies and the $1 trillion farm bill, which is currently moving through Congress, the American Energy Alliance (AEA) today released a new poll focusing on government spending. MWR Strategies conducted the nationwide survey with a sample of 1000 likely […]

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Nationwide Coalition Calls for End to Wind PTC

WASHINGTON — The American Energy Alliance joined today with over 100 organizations from across the nation in opposition to the wind Production Tax Credit (PTC). The organizations released a letter urging Congress to allow the wind PTC to expire. The letter states: “The principal federal support for the wind energy industry is scheduled to expire […]

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Free Market Coalition Calls for End to Wind PTC

WASHINGTON — The American Energy Alliance has joined 23 other free-market organizations in a letter to Congress urging members to oppose the extension of the wind production tax credit (PTC). The letter states: “On behalf of the millions of members that our organizations represent, we encourage you to oppose extending the main source of federal […]

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In the Pipeline: 6/10/13

Somewhere down the road, we might find ourselves switching back to PCs. You see, Apple used to be led by a man who was disturbed by the stifling impact of government on business and innovation in this country. Jobs was able to navigate this business environment and still build incredible value for all stakeholders. Today, […]

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In the Pipeline: 5/8/13

Their machine is impressive and sinister. The goal is to “Organize for Automation”, remove your individual identity, and replace it with a lump of collectivity.    Drinking champagne every night sounds appealing too, but there’s a reason most people don’t do it. Civitas Institute (5/8/13) reports: “North Carolinians oppose the state law requiring utility companies to purchase […]

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PYLE: More Tax Giveaways to Big Wind?

WASHINGTON D.C. — AEA President Thomas Pyle released the following statement in response to today’s decision by the Internal Revenue Service to establish a loose definition for the wind Production Tax Credit’s qualifying language. According to the new IRS guidelines, wind projects can receive 10 years of taxpayer-funded subsidies by committing as little as 5 […]

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In the Pipeline: 3/8/2013

It’s hard to believe how fast they grow up. One minute you’re dropping your subsidies off for their first day of kindergarten, and before you know it they’re taking victory laps in college. Politico (3/7/13) reports: “Just months after the wind power production tax credit won a last-minute renewal by Congress, opponents of the subsidy are circling […]

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