Posts Tagged ‘Bill’

Wind Industry Plans To Sue State If Bill To Cap Companies Passes

House and Senate committees voted to cap state payouts to wind energy companies at $35 million, but the wind industry says the state is backing out on the agreement. “This is absolutely devastating for the wind industry,” said Mark Yates with The Wind Coalition. View full post on Wind Power News

Bill would increase the statea s reliance on renewable energy

A group of Massachusetts lawmakers have unveiled a bill that aims to sharply increase the state's use of renewable energy. The bill released Monday by the Senate Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change sets an overall goal of making the state 100 percent reliant on renewable energy by 2050. View full post on Wind […]

Bill proposes taxing solar, increasing wind tax in Wyoming

Legislation has been proposed to increase Wyoming's tax on wind production and impose a new tax on utility-scale solar facilities. House Bill 118 is sponsored by Republican Rep. Thomas Crank, of Kemmerer. View full post on Wind Power News

Vestas says “pleased” U.S. tax bill retains PTC phase-out

Vestas, the world's top wind turbine manufacturer, said Thursday it was “pleased” the final U.S. tax bill retains a phase-out of production tax credits, after concerns over the bill had shaved almost a quarter of its share price. “We are pleased that the approved tax bill retains the PTC phase-out,” Vestas said, adding it expected […]

Latest wind bill deserves closer look

For several years before his resignation from the Ohio Senate, Cliff Hite, R-Findlay, had pushed hard to create wind-energy opportunities for the state. View full post on Wind Power News

GOP Tax Bill ‘Designed’ To Kneecap Renewable Energy In Favor Of Fossil Fuels, Democrats Say

The Republican tax bill aims to cripple the solar power, wind power and electric vehicle industries at the behest of GOP campaign donors from the fossil fuel sector, seven Democratic senators said Tuesday. At a press conference, they called on Republicans to either restore tax benefits for the renewable energy industry taken away in the […]

House tax bill trims wind tax credit; extends nuclear provision

Tax credits cherished by the wind and solar industry remain under a rewrite of the tax code revealed by House Republicans, but the measure would trim the wind energy's production tax credit by more than a third. The bill, unveiled by House GOP leaders Thursday, also extends an estimated $6 billion tax credit for the […]

Republican Tax Bill Hits Wind Power, Solar Largely Unscathed

A Republican tax bill unveiled on Thursday included cuts to renewable energy tax credits considered critical to enabling wind projects to compete with fossil fuel plants, but tax breaks for solar power were left largely intact. The wind industry decried the proposal, saying it put $50 billion in planned investment at risk, while the solar […]

Climate activist Bill McKibben: We’ve made “nowhere near…

Despite consensus among most scientists that climate change is real, and that humans are contributing by burning fossil fuels, there is still resistance to actually doing something about it. Oil, gas, and coal companies are fighting it. View full post on Wind Power News

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If you want to support renewable energy generation, there's not a whole lot of personal recourse you can take beyond either choosing to pay a “green pricing” premium to your local utility in exchange for clean energy, or–in deregulated states–choosing to buy your energy directly from a clean-energy provider . A new startup, Inspire , […]