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Learn more about Alternative Energy
As of July 2013, nearly 4% of all electricity generated in the U.S. is produced by wind turbines. By installing wind turbines on their properties farmers can earn up to tens of thousands of dollars per year in tax credits. Since 2008 these tax credits have amounted to more than $14 Billion. See recent alternative energy news
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The wind power industry should solve it's own problems related to the environment first, before
accepting or being given tax credits and subsidies. Problem example: The huge amount of
birds, including endangered specie, that are killed by the... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Bryn Mawr, PA
No, the government should leave it to private charity and research. 5 years ago from a Republican in Fairfield, CT
Nuclear power should be subsidized. 5 years ago from a Socialist in West Newton, MA
The wind power industry can get its funding through customers and fundraisers. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Dover, NJ
No, they should give tax credits to the nuclear power industry instead. 5 years ago from a Republican in Hilliard, OH
Yes, provided that a solution is found for the impact to local fauna (windmills kill a lot of birds, particularly eagles). 5 years ago from a Green in Ramona, CA
Yes, provided an economic analysis reveals the wind industry needs such support to transition from nascent to established industry. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Alexandria, VA
Not until they find a way to store the energy created, and a longer-life option to these behemoths. They only last three years, on average, and cannot store their energy when alternative sources are saturated, like BPA and their substations. 5 years ago from a Democrat in West Linn, OR
Yes, alternative energy is important, but wind farms are seriously harming bat populations, so we should also continue to look for less damaging options. 5 years ago from a Green in Fishers, IN
Yes, Subsidies for solar and other sustainable energies as long as they themselves are minimally detrimental to wildlife. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Paso Robles, CA
No, instead of handling every type energy with separate policies, simply put an equal-across-the-board dollar value on emissions; pay to emit greenhouse gases, or get paid to capture greenhouse gases underground. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Bellaire, TX
No, the long term consequences of wind power on a large scale are as yet unknown. It would be wrong to focus our attention on this energy source at the expense of others (e.g. solar power). 5 years ago from a Socialist in Nashua, NH
All energy sources should be nationalized. Private ownership of resources and tax credits to private companies for that energy is fascism. It is a corporatist relationship that merges states and private interests. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Pensacola, FL
No, invest in rooftop solar. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Washington, DC
No, there needs to be a audit of what forms of energy we can sustain and what is the most cost effective. That form should get credits and tax breaks. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Washington, DC
Tax credits should be offered for a variety of alternative energies, not just wind power, but subsidies should not be unless there is tangible benefit that can be demonstrated for the country as a whole. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Atlanta, GA
Subsidies only if they proven it's efficacy and not going to be a repeat of the solar power scandal. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Maitland, FL