17 Feb '12, 7pm

Bennet, Moran continue bipartisan push to extend #PTC: #windworks #cleanenergy #jobs #ecdev

With thousands of wind-energy jobs in Colorado and Kansas hanging in the balance, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) are making a bipartisan push to extend the federal wind energy Production Tax Credit that is currently set to expire at the end of this year, but has already effectively expired for wind turbine and component manufacturers. The two Senators have filed an amendment that would extend PTC for one year to a bill currently under debate in the U.S. Senate. The extension of the wind energy PTC is fully paid for. Senator Mark Udall (D-CO) is a cosponsor of the amendment. (The PTC is not included in the payroll tax legislation currently being finalized by a joint House-Senate conference committee. For more information, see AWEA's statement. ) “Colorado stands to suffer a huge economic blow if Congress can’t get its act together and extend this...

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