wind power http://wmot.org en Alexander Promotes Nuclear, Pans Wind Power http://wmot.org/post/alexander-promotes-nuclear-pans-wind-power <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander came out strongly&nbsp;Wednesday against renewing wind industry tax incentives.</p><p>On the floor of the Senate Wednesday&nbsp;morning, Alexander said the $27 billion worth of federal wind power subsidies would be better spent on renewable energy research, or on reducing the national debt.</p><p>During his comments,&nbsp;Alexander highlighted the Tennessee Valley Authority&rsquo;s experience with a wind farm it built in East Tennessee.</p> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 19:05:38 +0000 Mike Osborne 7423 at http://wmot.org Alexander Promotes Nuclear, Pans Wind Power