CleanTech OC Daily - 5/16/12

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

New bill proposes to extend wind energy PTC, slash oil subsidies
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives have introduced new legislation (Investing to Modernize the Production of American Clean Energy and Technology) that would extend incentives for wind power and other forms of renewable energy. The bill would also provide $5 billion in tax credits under for the construction of new and modified clean energy technologies.

76% of Americans Want Clean Energy Instead of Nuclear, Natural Gas, & Coal
The ORC International survey, conducted by the Civil Society Institute, found that 76% of Americans (58% of Republicans, 83% of Independents, and 88% of Democrats) want to see less reliance on nuclear power, natural gas, and coal and would like a national initiative to increase renewable energy and energy efficiency.

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