Wind energy tax credits divide Republicans
The U.S. wind energy industry, accustomed to the support of Democrats, is now seeing some Republicans join their cause as a critical federal tax credit is set to expire at the end of the year.
The Wall Street Journal reports that the debate over renewing the federal production tax credit is drawing support from some conservative lawmakers in states such as Texas, Iowa and Colorado that have major shares of the U.S. wind energy industry.
The tax credit gives wind farm operators a credit of two cents…
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Posted on July 09, 2012
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