This Case Could Upend America’s $29 Billion Solar Industry

Another swamp dweller may just be the one to finally expose the "renewable" industry. Think about the big solar companies like Solyndra, a personal friend and confederate of the "Community Organizer in Chief", who received a huge payoff and promptly declared bankruptcy, pocketing the payoff. 

Solar panels have been falling in price because most are produced overseas. An American producer, Suniva, has been making panels and because they are not getting government money anymore, they are not very competitive. They just filed Chapter 11 and are now proposing that the government has to impose huge import taxes on the foreign panels to make them competitive. 

When good economics fail, supply and demand, profitability, consumer acceptability and preference, and such, we can not allow outside influence to make judgments that skew the results. Those influences are mostly in the form of government subsidies which or in this case higher prices from taxes, to use a tired and old saying, “pick winners and losers.” When I took economics from Milton Friedman he made it simple. The new wave of economists, those like Keynesian Paul Krugman, do not believe that the economy can recover or build without deficit spending and high taxes so the government can fund jobs and growth. One thing we have learned is that government does not solve the problems, they create the problems. And the more problems they create, the bigger the bureaucracy has to be overcome them.
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Hannah Pingree on the Maine expedited wind law

Hannah Pingree - Director of Maine's Office of Innovation and the Future

"Once the committee passed the wind energy bill on to the full House and Senate, lawmakers there didn’t even debate it. They passed it unanimously and with no discussion. House Majority Leader Hannah Pingree, a Democrat from North Haven, says legislators probably didn’t know how many turbines would be constructed in Maine."

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Maine Center For Public Interest Reporting – Three Part Series: A CRITICAL LOOK AT MAINE’S WIND ACT

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(excerpts) From Part 1 – On Maine’s Wind Law “Once the committee passed the wind energy bill on to the full House and Senate, lawmakers there didn’t even debate it. They passed it unanimously and with no discussion. House Majority Leader Hannah Pingree, a Democrat from North Haven, says legislators probably didn’t know how many turbines would be constructed in Maine if the law’s goals were met." . – Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting, August 2010 https://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/wind-power-bandwagon-hits-bumps-in-the-road-3/From Part 2 – On Wind and Oil Yet using wind energy doesn’t lower dependence on imported foreign oil. That’s because the majority of imported oil in Maine is used for heating and transportation. And switching our dependence from foreign oil to Maine-produced electricity isn’t likely to happen very soon, says Bartlett. “Right now, people can’t switch to electric cars and heating – if they did, we’d be in trouble.” So was one of the fundamental premises of the task force false, or at least misleading?" https://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/wind-swept-task-force-set-the-rules/From Part 3 – On Wind-Required New Transmission Lines Finally, the building of enormous, high-voltage transmission lines that the regional electricity system operator says are required to move substantial amounts of wind power to markets south of Maine was never even discussed by the task force – an omission that Mills said will come to haunt the state.“If you try to put 2,500 or 3,000 megawatts in northern or eastern Maine – oh, my god, try to build the transmission!” said Mills. “It’s not just the towers, it’s the lines – that’s when I begin to think that the goal is a little farfetched.” https://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/flaws-in-bill-like-skating-with-dull-skates/

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