15 Feb '12, 5pm

Companies Make Last-Ditch Push for Congress to Extend Wind Tax Credit

Companies Make Last-Ditch Push for Congress to Extend Wind Tax Credit

It's come down to the wire for Congress to approve an extension of a tax credit for wind power producers, and some of the country's biggest consumer brands are pulling out all the stops to get the extension approved. Nike, Starbucks, Staples and Campbell Soup, among others, are urging representatives to continue to support the 2.2 percent production tax credit (PTC) for wind power production. In a just-posted blog on Forbes.com, Ceres president Mindy Lubber, whose organization is leading the call to action, writes: Made in America renewable energy such as wind is highly attractive to U.S. companies for whom managing energy costs is a high priority. Sources of foreign oil are unreliable, as is the price: with every international crisis, especially in the volatile Middle East, the cost of a barrel of oil soars. By making domestic renewables part of their energy portfolio, Am...

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