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“The US Treasury estimates the PTC will cost taxpayers $40.12 billion in the period from 2018–2027, making it, by far, the most expensive energy subsidy under current tax law.” “After billions in public hand-outs, the wind industry has never been able to stand on its own and there’s no reason to…

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