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Many benefits of wind power make tax credit a smart idea

Across the nation, the wind- power industry is experiencing its most robust growth ever. Over the past five years, more than 35 percent of all new electric capacity in the United States has come from wind. The price of wind energy is dropping fast, and our industry now employs 75,000 workers. via Many benefits of Continue reading ?
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