Content Category: Policy Watch
Sen. Wyden On Tax Extenders: Congressional Inaction 'Unacceptable'
on Monday September 15 2014 by NAW Staff
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., has called on congressional colleagues to revive the stalled EXPIRE Act, which would extend a slew of expired [read more]
Why States Should Adopt A Renewable Portfolio Standard
on Thursday September 11 2014 by NAW Staff
Some states throughout the U.S. have implemented various policies to encourage renewables and energy efficiency that could be adopted by neighboring states to improve local [read more]
Wind Industry Welcomes New Alberta Premier-Designate
on Monday September 08 2014 by NA Windpower
The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) has congratulated new Alberta Premier-designate Jim Prentice on his first-ballot victory on Sept. 6. The group says one of [read more]
Sen. Reid Vows To Bring Wind PTC To A Vote By Year's End
on Monday September 08 2014 by Richard Krauze
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said last week he intends to push for legislation that would extend the wind energy production tax credit (PTC) [read more]
IEA Warns That Policy Uncertainty Threatens Momentum Of Renewables
on Wednesday September 03 2014 by NA Windpower
The global expansion of renewable energy will slow over the next five years unless policy uncertainty is diminished, warns the International Energy Agency (IEA). In [read more]
New York Legislature Sends Property Tax Exemption Bill To Cuomo
on Tuesday August 26 2014 by NAW Staff
In a move that is expected to boost renewable energy in the state, the New York legislature has sent Gov. Andrew Cuomo, D-N.Y., a bill [read more]
Eagle Take Permits For Wind Farms - Will They Fly?
on Thursday August 21 2014 by Matthew Ahrens & Meghan Gabriel
On July 31, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) issued the first ever eagle take permit. Although it has been nearly five years after [read more]
Wind Coalition Makes Its Case To Texas Regulators Mulling Over New EPA Plan
on Friday August 15 2014 by NA Windpower
The Wind Coalition has urged Texas regulators to keep wind power in mind when considering how the state could meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's [read more]
House Republicans Make Another Push To End The Wind PTC
on Thursday August 14 2014 by NA Windpower
U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Kan., is leading yet another attack against the wind production tax credit (PTC). He and 53 other representatives have jointly issued [read more]
IRS Issues More PTC Guidance, Easing Some Wind Industry Concerns
on Tuesday August 12 2014 by Mark Del Franco
On Aug. 8, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued guidance to wind developers and investors further spelling out what it means for a wind project [read more]
WTO Upholds Ruling Against China's Export Policy On Rare Earths
on Monday August 11 2014 by NA Windpower
The World Trade Organization (WTO) has rejected China's appeal of a ruling that found the country violated trade rules by restricting the export of rare [read more]
Report: Upcoming Elections Are Critical To New England's Clean Energy Future
on Thursday July 31 2014 by NA Windpower
The upcoming elections in November will be central in deciding the fate of the clean energy industry in New England, according to a new report [read more]
Sen. Grassley Makes Another Legislative Push For Wind PTC Extension
on Wednesday July 30 2014 by NAW Staff
U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, has proposed amendments to the Bring Jobs Home Act before the U.S. Senate that would restore tax incentives for wind [read more]
EPA Holds Public Hearings On Proposed Clean Power Plan
on Tuesday July 29 2014 by NA Windpower
Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has kicked off four two-day public hearings about its proposed Clean Power Plan, and groups from around the [read more]
Sierra Club Points Finger At Nine More House Members For Wind PTC Inaction
on Wednesday July 23 2014 by NA Windpower
The Sierra Club is continuing its nationwide ad blitz to urge Congress to renew the production tax credit (PTC) by targeting nine more members of [read more]
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