production tax credit

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The last-minute fiscal cliff deal brought good news for the wind industry. Congress agreed to extend production tax credits for wind energy producers until the end of 2013.

Sarah Harris / NCPR

For wind energy producers, the looming expiration date for the production tax credits, or PTCs, is getting even closer. 

Sarah Harris / NCPR

Over the last decade, new wind farms have changed America’s landscapes – and its power sources. The growth has been spurred by a production tax credit wind companies get in exchange for producing energy. But the credit is due to expire at the end of the year if Congress doesn’t renew it.