On March 9, Oklahoma’s House of Representatives passed H.B.2298, which would end the state’s production tax credit for wind energy production three-and-a-half years earlier than current law. This measure was first proposed in Gov. Mary Fallin’s 2018 executive budget. The [Read More]
A new tax proposed for existing projects could make wind developers think twice before making big capital investments in the state.
Nope, it’s not a pipe dream: The rapidly flourishing wind industry could help the new administration fulfill its economic and industrial policies.
It’s as if everything Amanda Berta touches turns to gold. In 2015, the senior majoring in energy engineering in Penn State’s College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) won an NCAA title as part of the Penn State women’s soccer [Read More]
The government agency has released the highly anticipated guidance updating the “beginning of construction” requirement for the production tax credit under Section 45 of the Internal Revenue Code.
The American Wind Energy Association’s Gramlich spent six weeks in East Africa to study the region’s burgeoning electricity market. What role can wind energy play?
Although European studies of offshore wind contend that unstable conditions occur only 20% of the time, a new study finds Cape Wind conditions may actually be unstable between 40%-80% of the time.
For the last six months, we at the Checks & Balances Project have attempted to get basic questions answered about the U.S. Coast Guard’s offshore wind energy study and a working group that was tasked with determining how offshore wind [Read More]
The state, which provides a zero-emissions tax credit representing about 20% of the federal PTC of $23/MWh, is currently facing a depletion of its general revenue fund.
With growing comfort from long-term capital providers, new off-takers and experienced developers, the wind industry is poised for further expansion despite any short-term challenges.