Government Circus

LASEE’S NOTES Spain Can’t Afford Wind Tower Welfare The feds are not the only ones helping to create this unrealistic and unsustainable renewable energy market. Wisconsin’s very own Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) passed in 1998 requires that utilities within the…

Government Circus

LASEE’S NOTES Spain Can’t Afford Wind Tower Welfare Like Spain, our federal government pays direct taxpayer subsidy support to the wind electric producers. Since 1992, the wind Production Tax Credit (PTC) has paid U.S. industrial wind producers a 2.3¢ per-…

Government Circus

LASEE’S NOTES Spain Can’t Afford Wind Tower Welfare Last week, the government of Spain proposed a plan to cut lucrative subsidies (paid for by taxpayers) for renewable energy producers, causing investors to go crazy with speculation. Facing a tariff deficit…