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Congress Could Pass Renewable Energy Tax Credits This Week

Article: Congress Could Pass Renewable Energy Tax Credits This Week

WASHINGTON, DC, September 22, 2008 (ENS) – “There is an old saying,” said Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus on Thursday, “If it were not for the last minute, a lot of things would not get done. Well, God willing, we are nearing the last minutes of this Congress. And, God willing, we are close…

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…