Battle Over Renewable Energy Takes Shape At The Texas Capitol

Wind opponents argue that subsidies for renewable energy depress prices, reducing incentives for investment in fossil fuel development.

By Mose BucheleApril 2, 2019 9:30 am, , , ,

From KUT:

Wind power in Texas is often seen as one of the state’s great success stories. It’s grown so much in the last 20 years that the state now leads the country in the amount of electricity it generates from wind. Experts say that’s brought the price of electricity down and helped reduce air pollution.

But wind is facing a lot of opposition this year at the Texas Capitol. The fight centers around subsidies and incentives that have helped grow the industry here.

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