Extend the production tax credit at 2.2 cents per kilowatt-hour now, then gradually decrease the subsidy until it disappears for projects put in service after 2018, the AWEA tells Congress.
Last week saw more calls for an extension of the wind energy production tax credit, but don’t expect anything to happen until the president and Congress agree on a larger budget deal.
Led by a Republican Washington insider, the Red State Renewable Alliance forms to back wind power as it fights for a production tax credit extension.
National Geographic Society reports on the wind industry is fighting to save its tax credit before the year end expiration date.
Greentech Media takes a look at whether or not the the wind industry be the first renewable to lose its federal tax credit.
New analysis indicates that what was once strong job growth in the clean energy sector is being reined in by political uncertainty.
Green-energy job announcement growth is slowing, and the group that tracks the data says the failure to extend the wind power production tax credit is a big reason why.
Operation and maintenance costs for the wind energy sector fell 38 percent from 2008 to 2011, Bloomberg New Energy Finance reports.
Think Progress Green reports on how a Koch-affiliated group is campaigning to make the expiring wind tax credit “so toxic” Republicans won’t back it.
EarthFix reports on how some green wind jobs might disappear from the Pacific Northwest if Congress does not extend a production tax credit that expires in December.