$50 million in subsidies for wind farms

Video: Taxpayers subsidize wind-farm generation … and non-generation

posted at 8:40 am on March 8, 2012 by Ed Morrissey

Taxpayers have put out billions in subsidies over the last three years for Barack Obama’s green-energy stimulus program, which has produced such success stories as Solyndra, Beacon Power, and Ener1.  But what happens when taxpayers subsidize efforts that actually produce electricity?  As people in the Pacific Northwest have discovered, they end up subsidizing green-power generation — and non-generation

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