The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued the following statement in response to the House Ways and Means Committee’s introduction of H.R. 3301, a tax extenders package that would prolong expired tax credits or credits expiring in 2019, including the wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC), for one year:
“Chairman Neal is proposing a general tax extenders package, with all expired credits or credits expiring this year moving forward another year. As Congress considers clean energy tax policy, we encourage parity between technologies to boost competition and meet consumer demand for clean energy at the lowest possible cost. Accordingly, we would support tax extender policies that move toward that level playing field.” – Bree Raum, Vice President, Federal Affairs, American Wind Energy Association.
AWEA is the national trade association of the U.S. wind energy industry. We represent 1,000 member companies and over 100,000 jobs in the U.S. economy, serving as a powerful voice for how wind works for America. Members include global leaders in wind power and energy development, turbine manufacturing, and component and service suppliers. They gather each year at the Western Hemisphere’s largest wind power trade show, the AWEA WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition, next in Houston, May 20-23, 2019.