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Governors' Wind Energy Coalition

December 12, 2013

Wind Energy Production Tax Credit To Die Quietly December 31

by Chris Clarke, KCET  •    •  Posted 2013-12-12 04:58:58

Even with the last-minute extension in January, 2013 has been a tough year for wind in the U.S. It took much of the year for companies to regroup. According to a letter to Congressional leadership from 11 governors of states with large wind infrastructure, just one turbine was installed in the U.S. in the first two quarters of 2013. [ read more … ]

Study for Texas grid finds wind- and gas-powered energy provide needed growth

Daniel Cusick, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted 2013-12-12 04:59:29

The future of electric power in Texas will depend largely on the state’s ability to tap its sizable natural gas and renewable energy resources, a new report prepared by the Brattle Group for the Texas Clean Energy Coalition (TCEC) has found. The report, released yesterday, examines six scenarios under which Texas might meet rising electricity demand using gas, wind and solar energy as primary fuels and explores how rising and falling prices for each energy source affect the operation of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) grid through 2032. [ read more … ]

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