American Wind Energy Association
The “fiscal cliff” legislation that passed through Congress at the last second on New Year's Day put a little wind in green-energy sales.
SHAWMUT — A new wind farm on the ridges southeast of this tiny ranch town will begin spinning electricity for NorthWestern Energy customers by year’s end.
Right now, hundreds of jobs in our state are at risk because Congress has not renewed the production tax credit for wind energy — a 2.2-cent-per-megawatt tax incentive that levels the playing field for wind against other forms of energy.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- A $40 million wind tower manufacturing plant planned for Cheyenne is being held up because of foot-dragging by Congress on a federal tax credit for wind energy, officials say.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Plans to build a $40 million plant that would produce towers for wind turbines have been delayed, and industry observers say uncertainty over federal subsidies for renewable energy may be a factor.
CASPER, Wyo. — A $44 million large-scale battery system proposed for a wind farm in Texas could be a “game-changer” for wind energy, an industry spokesman says.
HELENA — A national wind-power lobby says a proposal by Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., and others requiring recipients of federal clean-energy grants to use “made-in-America” parts will slow project development and end up costing jobs in Montana.