Tax Credit Worry Hampers U.S. Wind Industry

[MSNBC] Lack of a long-term federal tax credit continues to hamper the wind farm industry and fosters a boom-and-bust cycle of construction, developers said on Monday at a conference on financing renewable energy. The industry is also grappling with the cost of wind turbines rising at least 20 percent in the past year due to higher steel prices and truck transportation costs, developers said.

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