All posts tagged "tax incentives"

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    Sen. Grassley provides Q&A on PTC

    Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) offers his thoughts on the federal wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC) in a Q&A column published yesterday in the Toledo (Iowa) Chronicle newspaper. Some excerpts: – "The idea was to try to level the playing field with coal-fired and nuclear electricity generation. Both...

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    Portland Press Herald: 'Congress should extend PTC for clean energy, jobs'

    The Portland (Me.) Press Herald today joined dozens of newspapers from coast to coast in calling for an extension of the federal wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC), saying in part, "If we are serious about developing domestic energy, we should look beyond a single source, even if, like gas, the source...

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    Los Angeles Times: Congress 'must renew' wind incentive

    The Los Angeles Times today endorsed an extension of the federal wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC), saying the incentive "is creating jobs and helping wean the country off fossil fuels." The newspaper's editorial noted that the credit has long had bipartisan support, called opposition to it "backward thinking," and said "the...

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    Latest calls for PTC extension: bipartisan group of lieutenant governors, Energy Sec. Chu

    Calls for an immediate extension of the federal Production Tax Credit (PTC) for wind energy continued to reverberate around the nation in recent days, with pro-PTC messages coming from a bipartisan group of lieutenant governors and the U.S. Secretary of Energy. The coalition of lieutenant governors took action by sending a letter...

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    Fiscal cliff negotiations critical to avoiding sudden wind industry downturn

    New 'white-board' video explains how Production Tax Credit works In a news release, AWEA yesterday called on Congress to include an extension of the wind energy Production Tax Credit in any legislation to avoid the "fiscal cliff," or risk the loss of half the jobs in the wind industry if the Production...

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    Western governors call for PTC extension that would actually work

    One of the leading bipartisan political groups in America weighed in on Friday in favor of extending the wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC). "Today we urge you to extend the PTC. Extending the credit now is critical to maintain and increase U.S. manufacturing jobs given that any continued policy uncertainty results...

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    118 sportsmen’s and conservation groups urge Congress to extend wind tax credits

    New ad says spurring clean energy requires certainty in tax policy Congress should extend critical tax incentives that encourage renewable energy production and energy efficiency, 118 sportsmen’s, business and conservation groups from all over the U.S. urged in a letter to Congress yesterday. The letter, with a list of sponsors, also appeared...

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    Fact check: Americans for Prosperity’s Harbin overlooks key facts about wind incentive

    The federal Production Tax Credit (PTC) has proven to be an effective tool to encourage development of American renewable energy projects and foster economic development in all 50 states. Essentially, the PTC is the result of smart bipartisan energy policy that has allowed for a new energy industry to grow. Recently, however,...

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    Fact check: Heritage works busily to create new wind myths

    The Heritage Foundation’s blog recently carried a post concerning so-called wind myths. Unfortunately, as might be expected from a bitterly anti-wind (and, of course, fossil-fuel-funded) group, the result was more myths and falsehoods. With the Production Tax Credit (PTC) set to expire at the end of the month unless renewed by Congress,...

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    Iowa newspaper urges public: 'Make opinion known loud and clear' on PTC

    "We urge Iowans to make their opinion known loud and clear " That's the Mason City (Iowa) Globe Gazette, editorializing Monday on the benefits of wind power to the Hawkeye State and the importance of extending the PTC. Added the Globe Gazette, "hen it...

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