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Wind Energy Tax Break

The Lessons of the Battle Over Tax Increases for the Wind Industry

Carl Pope | Posted 03.13.2013 | Green
Carl Pope

Now that Congress, as part of its fiscal cliff compromise, has given the wind industry a one year extension on its present tax rules, it's time to take a sober look at the real economics behind the struggle between future energy and fossil fuels.

Conservatives Pressure Boehner

Reuters | Posted 11.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Forty-seven Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are pushing Speaker John Boehner to eliminate the wind ...

White House Hopes For Wind Power Tax Credit Renewal

Reuters | Posted 10.14.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON, Aug 14 (Reuters) - The White House is hopeful Congress will renew a $12 billion tax credit for wind power production, a senior Obama adm...

True Colors

Michael Brune | Posted 10.08.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

Advocates for wind energy don't have a billion dollars. What we do have on our side, though, is the truth: we need wind power. So why did Mitt Romney just announce his opposition to one of the biggest American success stories of the past decade?

Sabrina Siddiqui

Poll Attacking Romney Came From Pro-Romney Super PAC Pollster

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.02.2012 | Politics

Since Mitt Romney’s campaign announced the presumptive Republican nominee’s opposition to extending a tax credit for wind energy producers, there...

Mitt Romney Would End Wind Energy Tax Credit

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney would end a tax credit for wind energy producers if he's elected, his campaign confirmed to the Des Moines Register Monday, setting a clea...

Wind Energy Tax Break Fails In U.S. Senate

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 05.14.2012 | Green

DENVER (AP) — An attempt to extend a federal tax break for wind energy production and other alternative energy sources failed in the U.S. Senate on ...

New Wind Energy Bill

AP | CHET BROKAW | Posted 05.02.2012 | Green

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A measure that would refund about half the construction taxes for large wind energy projects and an environmental upgrade at Big...