Videos filed under Taxes & Subsidies from USA

No More Subsidies for Wind

Tang Energy Group CEO Patrick Jenevein explains how federal subsidies are hurting the wind industry. Mr. Jenevein caught the attention of many people with his Wall Street Journal opinion piece that described the problem with federal wind subsidies. Duration: 4 minutes 43 seconds
28 Feb 2013

Alexander Calls on Congress to "Stop the 'Big Wind' Gravy Train"

On the floor of the U.S. Senate, Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) calls on Congress to end the production tax credit for wind power, which has been in place since 1992 and is set to expire at the end of the year -- an issue on which Congress could vote as early as this week, by way of an amendment to the Highway bill. Alexander said, "The 'Big Wind' gravy train...should go the way of the $5 billion annual ethanol subsidy, which Congress allowed to expire last year." Duration: 19 minutes 13 seconds
7 Mar 2012

Junk on the horizon - Steelwinds wind energy facility

These wind turbines are visible from almost 20 miles. Lake Erie Alternative Power (LEAP) wants to build 1,400 out in the lake, it will cost billions of our tax dollars for subsidies and ratepayers will be paying extremely high electric rates for the offshore power. LEAP is a holding company whose prime objective is to build offshore power facilities... wind farms. Duration 1 minute 53 seconds
26 Oct 2011
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