Wind power has gradually become the leading source of renewable energy in the United States. With strong consumer demand for lower carbon energy and new technology lowering the price of production, wind power now rivals solar and fossil fuels on cost. Despite wind’s success, conflicting federal policies are picking winners and losers in the industry while fleecing taxpayers through corporate welfare. To truly unleash the benefits of wind power for all Americans, the federal government should leave the market to its own devices.
You can read this op-ed at The Economic Standard.