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4 Ways Get Clean Energy Off the Subsidies Treadmill: (And why that natural gas boom is no panacea.)

April 20, 2012 at 10:54AM by Jim DiPeso | comment One constantly hears that in the world of energy, government shouldn't pick winners. Get the feds out of the way and let the market work its will. People in the know understand, of course, that the emperor is prancing about in his altogether. Government has been picking winners since the republic's early days. There is no such thing as a Randian free market in energy and there never has been. The oil depletion allowance , for example, is the gift that keeps on giving since its enactment 96 years ago. Brush aside the bumper sticker slogans, however, and it's clear that the salad days of federal funding for "clean tech"—carbon-free renewables and nuclear—are coming to an end. Spending is projected to fall from a high of $44 billion in 2009 to $11 billion in 2014. Renewables tax credits will expire at the end of this year and ...

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