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Wind Power Subsidies

The Green(ish) Case Against Wind Power Subsidies

Eli Lehrer | Posted 02.11.2013 | Green
Eli Lehrer

As an energy source, wind power looks just about perfect: it creates no greenhouse gases, requires pulling nothing out of the earth, and relies on an inexhaustible resource. But for all its genuine merit, it shouldn't get government subsidies any more than oil or gas.