Federal Wind Tax Credit

2:43pm

Wed February 22, 2012
Business

Sen. Says 'Every Minute Counts' When it Comes to Renewing the Wind Tax Credit

Democratic Senator Michael Bennet says Congress needs to “set aside politics” and renew a popular wind energy production tax credit that expires at year’s end. Tens of thousands of jobs are at stake, and according to Sen. Bennet time is running out.

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5:48pm

Thu February 16, 2012
Business

Colorado Wind Industry Bracing for Job Cuts

Kerwin Stretch, president and GM of Golden-based SGB Starkstrom, stands on his company's factory floor.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Colorado’s wind industry says thousands of jobs are on the line unless Congress approves an extension to a popular wind energy production tax credit that expires at year’s end.

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5:19am

Thu February 9, 2012
Business

Job Losses Feared in Windsor if Federal Tax Credit Isn’t Extended

Danish wind-turbine maker Vestas has threatened to cut up to 1,600 U.S. manufacturing jobs if Congress fails to extend a wind tax credit that expires at the end of this year.

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