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Governors' Wind Energy Coalition

July 25, 2012

Senate Finance panel members to huddle on fate of extenders

Nick Juliano, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted 2012-07-25 11:27:17

Senate Finance Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) is convening a closed-door meeting this afternoon to hear committee members’ views on a variety of temporary tax measures that have expired or are scheduled to sunset at the end of this year, including a key wind industry tax break. It is the second such meeting Baucus has convened this summer to discuss the fate of the “tax extenders,” among other issues on the committee’s plate. A meeting last month produced some optimism but few concrete breakthroughs (E&E Daily, June 13) [ read more … ]

Travel industry invests in wind, solar

E&E  •    •  Posted 2012-07-25 10:53:04

More and more travel companies are pivoting toward wind and solar power as a way to cut costs in the long term. The Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort is joining the trend by installing 40-foot wind turbines on its high-rise roof. Through the installation, the Florida resort plans to generate 5 to 10 percent of its power.
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