05/28/2010 // Dallas, Texas, U.S. // TiffNews10 // News Desk
Dallas, Texas (WiredPRNews.com) – Former President George W. Bush recently promoted the use of renewable energy at a convention in Dallas. As reported by the Dallas Morning News, Bush gave a speech at the Windpower 2010 Convention held Thursday at the Dallas Convention Center.
Bush is quoted in the report as stating of the use of tax incentives for businesses for investing in renewable energy technology, “If you’re interested in developing industry, keep your taxes low.”
Bush is further quoted as stating of Texas’ efforts in promoting wind energy production, including the passage of legislation in 1999, “There’s a big difference in the talkers and the doers…Here in Texas, we’re the doers.” Texas has reportedly produced 9,000 megawatts of wind energy over the course of the last decade.
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