Energy Politics Boils Down to Oil and Taxes

While they agree on many items, presidential candidates appear to have very different views on energy and energy production. Both candidates claim they want energy independence. One candidate wants to eliminate federal incentives for wind, solar and other power production technologies. The other candidate wants to continue tax credits for renewable energy and punish utilities burning dirty coal.

Energy can be broadly broken down into seven categories: petroleum, natural gas, coal, nuclear, electricity, renewables and energy efficiency. It may sound strange to count energy efficiency as a source of fuel, but it is becoming the centerpiece of energy policy no matter who wins the White House....657 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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