Phase-out of wind production tax credit could help secure its extension

Amid the lame-duck rush to conclude the 112th Congress, the proposed extension of the 10-year wind energy production tax credit, or PTC, is one of the two big energy issues President Obama has to juggle as he prepares for his second term and tries to keep the U.S. economy from falling off the ‘fiscal cliff’. […]

“WindMade” as a trust mark: the uphill battle begins

Survey after survey in the U.S. shows renewable energy draws strong support. But the clean energy industries are fighting uphill battles in trying to translate that “support” into legislative and regulatory action and even better, retail sales. Getting households and businesses to purchase clean energy in states with retail choice is confronting numerous hurdles, not the least of […]