November 2, 2011

Will OWS Target Green Crony Capitalism?

Todd Myers, USA Today

Here is a pop quiz for people who support the Occupy Wall Street movement: Which U.S. senator wrote the following statement in 2009, in the midst of the current financial mess?

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TAGGED: energy subsidies, Occupy Wall Street


The "fiscal cliff" refers to the double-whammy the U.S. could face in early 2013, when trillions in tax hikes and domestic cuts are scheduled to kick in. But clean energy is facing its own fiscal cliff, which could provide an... more ››
May 7, 2012
How to Fuel Energy Without Subsidies
Tabby Waqar, Biofuels Digest
There are several different types of subsidies which include direct financial transfers like loans, depletion allowances and preferential tax treatments like the farm credit subsidy and the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling... more ››
May 7, 2012
Ask Me About Your Volt
Daniel Foster, National Review Online
It’s a boxy, snub-nosed little bastard, with roughly the rear visibility of a Mercury space capsule. But Chevrolet’s Volt is plenty slick, in its way. The one I’ve just strapped to my back in New York City is... more ››
May 7, 2012
The End of Clean Energy Subsidies?
Editorial, New York Times
The federal government has given generously to the clean energy industry over the last few years, funneling billions of dollars in grants, loans and tax breaks to renewable power sources like wind and solar, biofuels and... more ››
May 17, 2012
GOP Tries to Create A New Solyndra-Like Scandal
David Ferris, Forbes
At a hearing Wednesday, Republican congressmen attacked two leading solar companies that received federal loan guarantees — accusing BrightSource Energy of using insider connections to win its loan guarantee and First... more ››