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Wind, Solar Industry Leaders Urge Refundable Tax Incentives

Article: Wind, Solar Industry Leaders Urge Refundable Tax Incentives

WASHINGTON, DC, January 9, 2009 (ENS) – The American Wind Energy Association and the Solar Energy Industries Association today reported that both wind and solar energy enjoyed a record-breaking year in 2008. But both industry trade groups say the renewable energy market could fall in 2009 if Congress and the incoming administration do not take…

Wind, Solar Tax Credits Extended in $700 Billion Bail-Out

Article: Wind, Solar Tax Credits Extended in $700 Billion Bail-Out

WASHINGTON, DC, October 3, 2008 (ENS) – Renewable energy businesses are breathing a sigh of relief today as the extension of the production and investment tax credits that benefit their industries were approved by Congress as part of the $700 billion bail-out package for the financial industry. The House of Representatives passed Emergency Economic Stabilization…

Best of the Wind Energy Industry Honored in Houston

Article: Best of the Wind Energy Industry Honored in Houston

HOUSTON, Texas, June 3, 2008 (ENS) – The American Wind Energy Association has announced the recipients of its 2008 Awards, paying tribute to a group of advocates and leaders for their outstanding efforts on behalf of wind energy. U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell, a Washington Democrat, and John Ensign, a Nevada Republican, received special congressional awards…

Best of the Wind Energy Industry Honored in Houston

Article: Best of the Wind Energy Industry Honored in Houston

HOUSTON, Texas, June 3, 2008 (ENS) – The American Wind Energy Association has announced the recipients of its 2008 Awards, paying tribute to a group of advocates and leaders for their outstanding efforts on behalf of wind energy. Turbine at the King Mountain Wind Ranch near Odessa, Texas, source of some of Austin’s electricity. (Photo…

U.S. Wind Power Generation Grows by 45 Percent in 2007

Article: U.S. Wind Power Generation Grows by 45 Percent in 2007

WASHINGTON, DC, January 31, 2008 (ENS) – Overturning all previous records, the U.S. wind energy industry installed 5,244 megawatts of power in 2007, expanding the nation’s total wind power generating capacity by 45 percent in a single calendar year and injecting an investment of over $9 billion into the economy, according to the American Wind…