U.S. Wind Power Beats Gas as Developers Rush to Catch Tax Credit

U.S. Wind Power Beats Gas as Developers Rush to Catch Tax Credit

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Workers climb a Polaris Industries Inc. wind turbine installed by Renewable Energy SD in Elgin, Minnesota, on Feb. 15, 2012. To qualify for a tax credit, which pays owners of U.S. wind farms 2.2 cents per kilowatt-hour of power they produce over 10 years, projects must be online and producing power by Jan. 1, 2013. Photographer: Ariana Lindquist/Bloomberg