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Manufacturers, governors, environmentalists, steelworkers agree: Keep scaling up wind

Resounding support, individually and collectively—that’s how to characterize America’s sentiment toward the success story of the Production Tax Credit (PTC) for wind energy. Among individual Americans, we’ve already reported the recent poll finding that 73 percent of U.S. voters consistently support extending the PTC. This week we saw more evidence of the diverse range of […]

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Sen. Ben Cardin explains why a one year extension is worthless

Senator Ben Cardin from Maryland said on C-SPAN Wednesday morning that a “one-year extension” for provisions such as the renewable energy Production Tax Credit that are being considered in Congress right now is essentially worthless. He explained it isn’t a “one-year extension, it’s a couple week extension” because the bill would only extend these provisions […]

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AWEA urges wind energy supporters in Congress and White House to work to pass two-year extension of critical tax policies

As Congress considers extensions of tax policies used by a variety of businesses, it is crucial that the renewable energy Production Tax Credit (PTC) and Investment Tax Credit (ITC) be extended at least through 2015 as included in the EXPIRE Act, passed unanimously on a bipartisan basis by the Senate Finance Committee in April.   […]

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New poll finds 73 percent of voters support crucial tax policy for wind energy

A new poll found that wide majorities of Republicans, Democrats and Independents support keeping the renewable energy Production Tax Credit, the key federal policy support mechanism for wind energy. The Gotham Research Group poll found 73 percent of registered voters support continuing the Production Tax Credit (PTC), including 63 percent of registered Republicans, 74 percent of […]

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Wide majorities of both Republicans and Democrats want more American wind power, back PTC extension

A new poll finds that wide majorities of Republicans, Democrats and Independents support keeping the Production Tax Credit so that investment in wind energy can continue, and American workers can make more of our own energy here in America.   “These poll results couldn’t be clearer. American voters support wind power and support continuing the […]

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