Fact check: Heritage, AEI off base on wind incentives, growth
Kevin Haley assisted in the writing of this article.
It's a two-fer: both the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and Heritage Foundation blogs carried attacks on wind Tuesday, using cherry-picked statistics to mislead their audiences.
Heritage Foundation and energy incentives
Heritage may not support American renewable energy, but you’d expect them to at least get their facts straight.
Regarding federal investment in energy production, the fact is, oil and gas companies have received more than 75 times the total cumulative dollar amount of federal subsidies that renewables ($446.96 billion vs. $5.93 billion ...