By Zack Colman
forthe Washington Examiner
December 3, 2014
A subsidy that benefits the wind energy industry is likely to be renewed by the House on Wednesday, but it will be on the chopping block in the next Congress.
The House is due to vote on a year-long extension of expiring or lapsed tax credits, known as extenders. The most expensive is a credit for electricity generated from renewable sources, mainly wind power. It is unclear whether House Democrats will offer an alternative.
This production tax credit already expired this year. The extension would be retroactive, even though many House Republicans would like it to stay dead. Continue reading GOP hoists ax over green tax break