All Posts Tagged With: "American Wind Energy Association"
Despite nearly year-long uncertainty concerning the extension of the Production Tax Credit, 2012 was the best ever for domestic wind energy, according to the recently released U.S. Wind Industry Annual Market Report from the American Wind Energy Association.24Apr2013 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
The industry installed 13,124 MW with 4Q numbers showing 2012 was best year ever. In fact, for the first time it became the number one source of new U.S. electic generating capacity. Texas, California, Kansas, Oklahoma, Illinois are leaders.30Jan2013 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
The extension of the wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC), and Investment Tax Credits for community and offshore projects, will allow continued growth of the energy source that installed the most new electrical generating capacity in America last year, with factories or wind farms in all 50 states.2Jan2013 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Environmentalists are facing a conundrum: To fight green energy projects that they see as detrimental to their cause or to work with the developers and the authorities to minimize damages. The U.S. Dept. of Interior has made some suggestions that it thinks will help alleviate bird deaths associated with wind energy.23Apr2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
U.S. investments in turbine farms and wind-energy businesses tumbled 38 percent last year to $9.7 billion, according to data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Venture capitalists have practically left the sector altogether. They invested only $177.6 million in wind startups last year, down 71 percent from the year before.6Mar2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Despite the best efforts of the renewable energy industry, its lobbyists and supporting politicians, the payroll tax cut extension Congress is finalizing this week will not include a key subsidy for renewable energy. Uncertainity reigns in the offices of wind energy officials as they look to 2013.16Feb2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
A broad, nonpartisan coalition of 369 members, including manufacturing, farm and business interests, has issued a letter endorsing a four year extension to wind energy’s key federal tax incentive, the Production Tax Credit.27Nov2011 | admin | 0 comments | Continued