tax credit http://nwpr.org en Congress Extends Key Tax Credits for Wind, Biofuels http://nwpr.org/post/congress-extends-key-tax-credits-wind-biofuels <p></p><p>A last minute deal passed by Congress to avoid the fiscal cliff extended a key tax credit for the wind power industry. The tax credit has helped turn wind energy into a more than $10 billion industry in the Northwest. It expired on the 31. Thu, 03 Jan 2013 00:41:36 +0000 Amelia Templeton 20605 at http://nwpr.org Congress Extends Key Tax Credits for Wind, Biofuels Wind Power Tax Credit to Expire Soon http://nwpr.org/post/wind-power-tax-credit-expire-soon <p>Some clean energy jobs will disappear from the Pacific Northwest in 2013. Industry leaders say that’s a consequence of letting a wind tax credit expire on Monday. Reporting for EarthFix, Courtney Flatt has more. Mon, 31 Dec 2012 14:15:37 +0000 Courtney Flatt 20489 at http://nwpr.org No Wind Tax Credit Could Mean Fewer Jobs http://nwpr.org/post/no-wind-tax-credit-could-mean-fewer-jobs <p>Those giant wind turbines that line ridges across the Northwest have brought green energy and construction jobs to many rural areas. But some of those jobs could disappear next year. That’s if Congress does not extend a tax credit that expires in December. Wind developers say the money is critical to the burgeoning industry. But critics say taxpayers should not subsidize wind energy. Wed, 10 Oct 2012 14:20:40 +0000 Courtney Flatt 16504 at http://nwpr.org No Wind Tax Credit Could Mean Fewer Jobs