Wednesday's pesidential debate: What happened to wind energy?
What Romney considers "breaks" and "green" are up for debate. Despite his assertion that he supports "green energy," Romney has made it clear that he is in favor of letting the PTC expire ...
Instead, Romney said the money invested in renewable energy and cleantech companies could have been better used for other purposes.
October 5, 2012
by Laura DiMugno
in North American Windpower
For the wind energy industry, the site of the first presidential debate could not have been more promising: Colorado, a leader in wind power and the home of several wind energy companies - including Vestas, the world's largest wind turbine manufacturer.
In August, President Barack Obama was in Colorado singing the praises of wind energy, stressing the urgent need to extend the production tax credit (PTC) and bashing his opponent, Mitt Romney, for his anti-PTC stance.
"At a moment when homegrown energy - renewable energy - is creating new jobs in states like Colorado and Iowa, my opponent wants to end tax... [continue via Web link]