wind power http://kuow.org en Wind Tax Credit Set To Expire, Again http://kuow.org/post/wind-tax-credit-set-expire-again A tax credit that wind energy advocates say is important to sustaining the industry is set to expire Dec. 31. Wind developers say the tax credit is <a href="http://earthfix.info/energy/article/no-wind-tax-credit-could-mean-fewer-pnw-jobs/" title="critical to the growing industry">critical to the growing industry</a>. Mon, 23 Dec 2013 17:38:48 +0000 Courtney Flatt 25962 at http://kuow.org Wind Tax Credit Set To Expire, Again 600,000 Bats Killed At Wind Farms In 2012, Study Says http://kuow.org/post/600000-bats-killed-wind-farms-2012-study-says <p>More than 600,000 bats may have been killed at wind farms in the continental US last year. That’s trouble for agriculture: the <a href="http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=2743#.Uo0EJhDi6uo">US Geological Survey estimated in 2011</a> that the bats’ natural pest-control saves the industry at least $3 billion a year. Thu, 21 Nov 2013 00:02:13 +0000 Courtney Flatt 24186 at http://kuow.org 600,000 Bats Killed At Wind Farms In 2012, Study Says Harvesting Wind Power With Philip Warburg http://kuow.org/post/harvesting-wind-power-philip-warburg <p></p><p>Wind can be a very significant power provider in the United States, especially in the Midwest. Environmental lawyer and writer Philip Warburg talks about wind as a resource, including how it relates to the economy and climate change. He spoke at Seattle's Town Hall on December 4, 2012.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The talk was introduced by Denis Hayes, CEO of the </span>Bullitt<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Foundation and coordinator of the first Earth Day.</span></p><p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Rachel Solomon 8271 at http://kuow.org Harvesting Wind Power With Philip Warburg