24 Sep '12, 3pm

#Oregon newspaper endorses #PTC extension: ' #Windenergy has made impressive gains': #windworks

Citing the wind power industry's "impressive gains" in recent years, the Eugene (Ore.) Register-Guard on Sunday joined the lengthy list of newspapers from coast to coast endorsing an extension of the federal wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC) . In an editorial, the Register-Guard observed, "Wind turbines that barely existed a decade ago now speck the horizon on either side of the Columbia. Wind companies have invested more than $4.5 billion in Oregon, generating 3,000 jobs, providing millions in tax revenues for state and local governments and helping ranchers, farmers and rural communities survive the Great Recession. Oregon ranks sixth nationally in production, generating 10.5 percent of its power from wind ... "Critics ... argue that the wind industry has failed to produce a sufficient return for the taxpayer dollars that have been invested in it. Yet the federal p...

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