Senator Chuck Grassley objects to Mitt Romney’s stance on federal tax incentives for wind energy.
Despite endorsing the presidential candidate, Grassley has expressed frustration over Romney’s plans to let the tax incentives expire. Currently, wind farms receive 2.2 cents per kilowatt-hour of electricity produced.
Both Romney’s position and Congress’ continued inaction in extending the tax incentives have already led to layoff in the U.S. wind industry manufacturing sector.
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