Responding to The Wall Street Journal’s Editorial on Wind Energy and Tax Reform

The Wall Street Journal published a misguided editorial over the weekend that supported the House tax bill’s damaging provisions to retroactively revise wind incentives. I wanted to share ACORE’s response in my letter to the editor, which was published in print on Nov. 15 as the lead response to their editorial (full text below).  Wind, Solar Are Shedding Subsidies. Oil?…

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A Better Path for Reliability, Resilience and Affordability

A few weeks ago, Secretary of Energy Rick Perry proposed that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) intervene in the nation’s electricity markets to establish new rules that would have electricity consumers subsidize uneconomical coal and nuclear power plants and pay more for power in their electricity bills. In response, today ACORE submitted comments to FERC emphasizing the important…

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Responding to Administrator Pruitt’s Comments on the Wind and Solar Tax Credits

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt.The Hill As reported recently by The Hill, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt thinks the solar investment tax credit and wind production tax credit should be eliminated. Speaking at an event in Kentucky, Pruitt said “I would do away with these incentives that we give to wind and solar…I’d let…

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