Newsletter Archive

Time for Wind To Stand On Its Own

Rep. Cleveland seeks to end zero emission tax credit Sharing a recent announcement from the capital. We applaud Rep. Cleveland for recognizing Oklahoma taxpayers deserve better! OKLAHOMA CITY – State Rep. Bobby Cleveland introduced legislation this wee… Read more »

The Budget Deficit Can Be Fixed

As the great Winston Churchill once said, “Sometimes doing your best is not good enough. Sometimes you must do what is required.” Oklahoma still faces a budget deficit for fiscal year 2018, and next year’s budget hole is expected to be significant. As… Read more »

What Needs to Happen Next Week In Oklahoma’s Special Session

As Oklahoma lawmakers potentially head back into special session to resolve the state’s budget crisis, it’s time to demand that industrial wind contribute! Oklahoma could potentially generate more than $120 million annually through a simple majority vo… Read more »

Did you know industrial wind receives both State of Oklahoma and U.S. government wind production tax credits?

As you’re aware, Oklahoma lawmakers are currently considering how to fund an estimated $500 million budget gap for 2018, and we remain hopeful industrial wind will be required to do their part. However, you might not be aware of much-needed wind tax cr… Read more »

Frank Robson: Time for Big Wind to pay up for the state’s budget hole

A simple majority vote on two excessive wind subsidy programs would help solve Oklahoma’s budget crisis The lack of progress in the special session has made it apparent that Oklahoma lawmakers are struggling with how to fund the significant gap in our… Read more »

WindWaste Supports SB14 to Reduce Tax Credits Paid to Wind Companies

We applaud Sen. Josh Brecheen (R-Colgate) for introducing Senate Bill 14, which would repeal the refundability of unused Zero Emissions Tax Credit after January 1, 2018. Under current state law, wind producers receive cash payments from the State of Ok… Read more »