12 Dec '11, 9pm

#Green #NYTimes: Green Blog: Tax Policy Blowing in the Wind: A report commissioned by the wind e... #LittleBearProd

If you want something from Congress, there are probably only about four shopping days left until Christmas, because most members of the House and Senate seem likely to go home on Friday. One big item on the green list is an extension of the production tax credit for wind energy, and the industry’s trade association, the American Wind Energy Association, released a dire study on Monday about what will happen without it. Associated Press A wind turbine near Paxton, Ill. The association commissioned a study from Navigant Consulting, which found that next year there will be 78,000 jobs supported by wind, but that this would fall to 41,000 in 2013 without an extension of the tax credit, which is 2.2 cents per kilowatt-hour. (That credit is rather large, considering that the average sale price of a kilowatt-hour is about 11 cents.) Extending the tax credit to 2016 would create a...

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Tax Policy Blowing in the Wind

green.blogs.nytimes.com 12 Dec '11, 9pm

If you want something from Congress, there are probably only about four shopping days left until Christmas, because most m...

Wind Industry in a Fight for its Life: The wind industry’s production tax credit (PTC) expires at the end o...

Wind Industry in a Fight for its Life: The wind...

greentechmedia.com 13 Dec '11, 7pm

The wind industry’s production tax credit (PTC) expires at the end of 2012. The solar industry’s investment tax credit (IT...

Wind Energy Tax Credit Expiration Would Yield Job Losses, Big Cuts in Capacity:

Wind Energy Tax Credit Expiration Would Yield J...

spectrum.ieee.org 13 Dec '11, 4am

The Production Tax Credit allows wind energy producers to take a 30 percent tax cut on the investment. It is currently set...

Tax Credit Extension Crucial to US Clean Energy Growth, Manufacturing & Jobs Revival

Tax Credit Extension Crucial to US Clean Energy...

cleantechnica.com 12 Dec '11, 6pm

First enacted as back in 1992 as part of that year’s Energy Policy Act, the wind energy PTC provides a 2.2 cent per kilowa...

300-MW Wind Farm Proposed for Belvoir Ranch

300-MW Wind Farm Proposed for Belvoir Ranch

cleantechnica.com 12 Dec '11, 12pm

The Morley Company of Jackson Hole is proposing the construction of a 300-MW (300,000-kW) wind farm on Belvoir Ranch, whic...

Green Investment Bank to focus on wind, waste a...

businessgreen.com 12 Dec '11, 2pm

Business secretary Vince Cable today outlined the first priorities for the £3bn Green Investment Bank, which is expected t...

CBI challenges Osborne’s view of green policy “...

businessgreen.com 12 Dec '11, 2pm

The CBI has issued its clearest challenge to date to Chancellor George Osborne's controversial decision to characterise gr...

Testimony: Extend the U.S. Production Tax Credit to preserve thousands of American jobs #wind #windenergy

Testimony: Extend the U.S. Production Tax Credi...

vestas.com 14 Dec '11, 8pm

“An extension of the PTC is necessary for the continued employment of the 80,000 people working in the U.S. wind industry,...

Policy Outlook 2012: Don't Expect Much From Was...

renewableenergyworld.com 13 Dec '11, 3pm

So what does this all mean for 2012? Federal to State Focus Shift Due to the uncertain political climate, the focus may ch...

Policy Outlook 2012: Don't Expect Much From Was...

renewableenergyworld.com 13 Dec '11, 4pm

So what does this all mean for 2012? Federal to State Focus Shift Due to the uncertain political climate, the focus may ch...

Wind Fights Solar; Triangle Wins

theoildrum.com 14 Dec '11, 9am

These are great top-down analyses for wind and solar potential. I did a similar analysis to add the time dimension to sola...

Still No Wind Tax Incentive in Congress’ End-of-Year Legislation: Filed under: Energy News

Still No Wind Tax Incentive in Congress’ End-of...

cleantechnica.com 17 Dec '11, 9pm

“We are disappointed that an extension of wind energy’s key federal tax incentive was not included in this bill,” said AWE...

OwnEnergy Project Sale to NextEra Epitomizes Community Wind

OwnEnergy Project Sale to NextEra Epitomizes Co...

renewableenergyworld.com 13 Dec '11, 3pm

As reported last week , the clean, renewable energy produced at the facility will be sold under a long-term contract to Ok...