AWEA Report Finds Surge in Wind Power Projects Due in Part to Federal Tax Credits

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), Washington, D.C. says the wind industry is seeing a surge in new construction, and that so far this year more than 14,000 megawatts (MW) in generating capacity is currently under development.

Tom Kiernan, AWEA’s CEO, said in a press release announcing the publication of the trade group’s “U.S. Wind Industry Second Quarter 2014 Market Report” that low-cost wind power is encouraging utilities and major corporations to

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