Posts Tagged ‘Congress’

Congress restored an investment tax credit for small wind and other alternative energy sources

But Mike Bergey, president and CEO of Norman-based Bergey Windpower, is hopeful that will change, thanks in part to Congress' restoration of an investment tax credit for such systems. Bergey said sales of his company's 10 kilowatt turbine peaked in 2012 at about $8 million, when it built and sold about 300 of them for […]

City of Charlottesville Passes Resolution Asking Congress to Fund…

Charlottesville, Va., City Council Monday evening, March 20, 2017, passed a resolution opposing President Donald Trump's budget proposal, which shifts funding to the military from many other programs. The draft resolution brought up for consideration reads as follows. View full post on Wind Power News

Congress should look to American wind power for climate solutions

World leaders and U.S. policymakers are increasingly in the market for climate solutions. A recent example is the 11 House Republicans who introduced a resolution last week calling for “improved environmental stewardship” and for conservatives to take the lead on ” bringing our energy sector into the next generation .” View full post on Wind […]

Why Congress’ Momentary Extension Of A Wind Tax Credit…

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden said the tax credit extension “doesn’t have the shelf life of a carton of eggs.” Weeks of congressional wrangling finally delivered a tax break for wind energy Tuesday night that will be useless in two weeks. View full post on Wind Power News

Tell Congress, “End Wind Energy Tax Giveaways Now”

There is a good chance that the Lame Duck Congress could vote as early as Wednesday, December 4, on extending huge taxpayer subsidies for Big Wind energy companies for another three, five or more years. Citizens concerned about high-cost electricity, skyrocketing government debt, and massive giveaways of hard-earned tax dollars to crony corporations should call […]

Our View: Time for Congress to extend wind energy tax credit

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Wind Power Tax Credit Dead in Congress This Year, Boustany Says

A federal tax credit that benefits wind power projects is dead in Congress this year as Republicans seek a broader tax overhaul, Representative Charles Boustany said. View full post on Wind Power News

Thanks to Congress, 2014 will bring uncertainty for the wind industry

The U.S. House of Representatives has already gone on vacation back to their districts and the Senate effectively adjourned for 2013 last Friday, meaning that the one-year extension of the Wind Production Tax Credit will expire on Jan. 1, 2014. View full post on Wind Power News

Iowaa s Wind Energy Honchos Fear 2014 Will Arrive With No Tax Credit Extension From Congress

Officials in Iowa’s wind energy industry are concerned the federal government still hasn’t extended the Production Tax Credit – or P-T-C – for wind projects. View full post on Wind Power News

New Energy Husum starts the call for papers for the international small wind turbine congress

Husum, 19.11.2013. The call for papers for the World Summit for Small Wind organised by the World Wind Energy Association and New Energy Husum has started. View full post on Wind Power News