Clean Energy

Green Energy Industry Waits on Fate of Tax Credit

It's not really do-able without subsidies


OSAWATOMIE — The fate of a green energy tax credit could put the brakes on an accelerating expansion of renewable energy across the U.S. as developers try to avoid plunging off the fiscal cliff.

In question is the future of the Renewable Energy Production tax credit, which provides more than 2 cents per kilowatt-hour to producers who generate electricity from wind, biomass or other renewable sources.