Posts Tagged ‘subsidy’

Japan’s Solar Industry Faces Massive Bust After Subsidy Cuts

A worker inspects solar panels at a solar Dunhuang, 950km northwest of Lanzhou, Gansu Province September 16, 2013. China is pumping investment into wind power, which is more cost-competitive than solar energy and partly able to compete with coal and gas. View full post on Wind Power News

Subsidy U-turn clouds future of major Scottish windfarm

Developers of an offshore windfarm planned in the Forth estuary have taken legal action after vital subsidies were withdrawn The future of one of the UK’s biggest proposed offshore windfarms has been thrown into doubt by a row over the government support it should receive. The Neart na Gaoithe windfarm, based in Scotland’s outer Forth […]

Lankford pushes for end to federal wind production subsidy

U.S. Sen. James Lankford is pushing for an end to a federal tax subsidy for the production of electricity through wind power. The first-term Republican from Oklahoma introduced an amendment Tuesday that would not allow any more companies to qualify for the tax credit after 2019. View full post on Wind Power News

Scottish wind farm projects ‘put at risk by Government subsidy cuts’

Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Wind energy projects that could power 1.2 million Scottish homes have been put at risk after a cut in subsidies by the UK Government caused an “investment […]

Cutting the onshore wind subsidy is perverse nimbyism | Polly Toynbee

The planet is warming at record rates, yet the Tories’ reckless loyalty to its shire heartlands takes precedence over policy, science and economics Today, the government fulfils one of its most perverse manifesto pledges – to end the subsidy for onshore wind turbines a year early, in April 2016. This is cavalier and contrary policy-making, […]

The Wind Power Industry Could Lose The Subsidy Tailwind At It’s Back

I’m the editor of the investment newsletter PowerTrend Profits and the trading service ETF PowerTrader as well as the host of PowerTalk . All of that capitalizes on my near 20 years in the investment industry, nearly all of it breaking down industries and recommending stocks. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind Power Without U.S. Subsidy to Become Cheaper Than Gas

Cost reductions and technology improvements will reduce the price of wind power to below that of fossil-fuel generation, even after a $23-per-megawatt-hour subsidy provided now to wind farm owners ends, according to a report released Thursday. That may drive up demand for turbines from companies like General Electric Co. View full post on Wind Power […]

Fossil Fuels Reap $550 Billion in Subsidy Hurting Renewables

Fossil fuels are reaping $550 billion a year in subsidies and holding back investment in cleaner forms of energy, the International Energy Agency said. Oil, coal and gas received more than four times the $120 billion paid out in incentives for renewables including wind, solar and biofuels, the Paris-based institution said today in its annual […]

UK renewable energy subsidy changes anger solar industry

Energy secretary, Ed Davey, says new subsidy scheme will help underwrite green energy and reduce reliance on imported gas The government on Thursday outlined plans to provide £300m worth of support subsidies to the renewable power industry this autumn but has angered the solar industry and been accused of not providing value for money. The […]

Sen. Lamar Alexander: Kill Wind Power Subsidy

Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander says the wind-production tax credit is an unnecessary subsidy that will cost the American taxpayer billions. View full post on Wind Power News