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Wind Tax Credit

The Green(ish) Case Against Wind Power Subsidies

Eli Lehrer | Posted 02.11.2013 | Green
Eli Lehrer

As an energy source, wind power looks just about perfect: it creates no greenhouse gases, requires pulling nothing out of the earth, and relies on an inexhaustible resource. But for all its genuine merit, it shouldn't get government subsidies any more than oil or gas.

Lucia Graves

Beneath Fiscal Cliff Jockeying, A Quieter Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.30.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- For the American wind power industry, it’s as if the wind has stopped blowing. A crucial tax credit aimed at spurring renewable energy...

Lucia Graves

Senators: Expiration Of Critical Subsidy Kills Jobs

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.29.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of legislators said Wednesday that the failure to expand a critical subsidy for renewable energy could cost Americans...

Don't Blow It!

Michael Brune | Posted 01.14.2013 | Green
Michael Brune

It's one week after the election, and I have some friendly advice for every Republican in Congress: Pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and renew the production tax credit for wind energy before it expires at the end of the year. Here are five reasons why.

WATCH: New Colo.-Specific Ad Slams Romney's Wind Credit Opposition

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.01.2012 | Denver

The League of Conservation Voters Victory Fund has released a new Colorado-specific ad slamming Mitt Romney's opposition to the wind production tax cr...

Where Is Grover Norquist When We Really Need Him?

Carl Pope | Posted 10.03.2012 | Green
Carl Pope

This week's most perplexing flip-flop was Mitt Romney's announcement that he favors raising taxes on the wind industry. That's right, Romney is not only in favor of a tax increase on wind companies, he wants a tax increase so steep that everyone concedes it will be a major job killer.

Should The Federal Wind Tax Credit Expire In 2012?

Posted 12.17.2011 | Green

From EarthTechling's Lauren Craig: Over the last four years, the U.S. wind industry has attracted an average of $17 billion in private investment e...