Wind power poises for a busy year: five trends to watch in 2012

January 2012
Wind Energy Weekly;1/6/2012, Vol. 29 Issue 1465, p9
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the five trends that may affect the wind power industry in the U.S. in 2012. It discusses the up-down nature of the wind industry's growth pattern caused by the Congress' short-term extension of the Production Tax Credit (PTC). It notes that the industry has been establishing a presence in the country's southeast area in the form of manufacturing plants. It notes that wind power utilities will continue to sign long-term contracts for the affordable energy source.


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