A Senate committee had reportedly agreed to extend the production tax credit for wind – but then Republicans backed off to support their presidential candidate’s opposition.
In the swing state of Iowa, a Republican congressman urges Mitt Romney to “reevaluate” his firm opposition to the production tax credit for wind.
Karl Rove comes out in favor of the production tax credit for wind, but it’s the Sierra Club’s beefed-up backing that could make a bigger difference.
The industry, taking a break in its fight to retain a key tax incentive, says it’s committed to implementing recently established siting guidelines.
The Spanish company Gamesa says its first offshore wind turbine prototype will go in at Arinaga Quay in the Canary Islands, not off the Virginia coast.
U.S. wind power installations shot up in the first quarter, but the industry fears what might come when a key tax incentive expires at the end of the year.
EarthTechling columnist Susan Kraemer says clean-energy advocates need to follow the lead of the fossil fuel industry and purchase some GOP politicians.
A 500-megawatt wind farm in West Texas is planned at the heart of new transmission lines, in prime position to deliver clean energy across the state.
Iberdrola completes construction of the Blue Creek Wind Farm in Ohio, with 152 2-megawatt turbines giving it a generating capacity of 304 MW.
Offshore Wind Wire ponders whether the offshore wind industry will do well or not without expiring tax credits currently held up in Congress.