A Milwaukee energy-efficiency program is creating jobs for unemployed and underemployed construction workers.
By Marie Rohde Milwaukee has the legal right to build a $600,000 wind turbine on land adjacent to the offices of the Port of Milwaukee but could face trouble if the project goes up on a different nearby site. Milwaukee plans to build a wind turbine in Bay View to demonstrate the city’s commitment to [...]
Published: December 21, 2010
Tags: American Wind Energy Association, Cathy Schulze, Jeff Anthony, Matt Howard, Middle Class Tax Relief Act of 2010, Miron Construction, Section 1603, tax credit, Theresa Howard, We Energies
By Marie Rohde Congress’ 11th-hour extension of a tax credit could boost a renewable energy industry that wants the payback to be a permanent benefit. Growth in U.S. renewable energy this year was widely attributed to the Section 1603 grant program that was set to expire at the end of the year. A one-year extension [...]