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Republican Senator Proposes Taking Away US EV Tax Credit

November 3rd, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

A Republican Senator from Wyoming thinks that thinks that helping to clean up our air, lead in an extremely fast growing industry, and stop global scorching is not a good idea. U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) has proposed killing off the federal zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) tax credit via a bill he has introduced, the Fairness for Every Driver Act


Renewable Energy Doesn’t Get More In Subsidies Than Fossil & Nuclear Energy Have Gotten, & Continue To Get

January 26th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

A highly misleading anti-cleantech talking point is that renewable energy "relies on government subsidies," and that all of the renewable energy growth in recent years is attributable to them. In actuality, fossil fuels and nuclear power have been receiving government support for much longer than renewable energy has. They have received much more government subsidy historically speaking than renewables. And these dirty energy options continue to receive a tremendous amount of government support even though they are overripe industries in many regards


California Continues To Move Toward Electric Mobility

January 20th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart

Love the state or hate it, California is a green electric mobility bastion of projects, programs, and innovations. And the California Public Utilities Commission just approved no less than 15 utility pilot programs to accelerate the widespread electrification of mobility


The U.S. Tax Code — $4.6 Billion In U.S. Oil Company Subsidies Per Year

October 14th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

In a new study of 800 undeveloped U.S. oil fields, researchers found that about half of the fields will never go into production ... if oil company tax breaks are taken out of the picture. In related matters, without a shadow of a doubt, renewable energy offers jobs. Renewable energy offers jobs with a future — not temporary part-time work, but jobs that are probably sustainable well on into the future



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