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Wind farms benefit from fiscal cliff deal

Wind farms benefit from fiscal cliff deal

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.

January 03, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…
Shawmut wind farm to spin by year's end

Shawmut wind farm to spin by year's end

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.

October 18, 2012 8:00 pm Photos

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Guest opinion: Montana has great wind energy potential — for power and jobs

Guest opinion: Montana has great wind energy potential — for power and jobs

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.

September 08, 2012 12:05 amLoading…

Election year politics snag Wyoming wind tower plant

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.

July 26, 2012 12:02 pmLoading…

Wyoming wind tower plant delayed until next year

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.

December 02, 2011 5:46 pmLoading…

Batteries hold promise for Wyoming wind power

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.

April 22, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Wind lobby: Restricting federal grant money will hurt development of power projects

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.

March 08, 2010 5:55 pmLoading…

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