Opinion: Texas should be leading the charge to extend the PTC

Texas' lawmakers should back an extension of the wind-energy Production Tax Credit because the state has already spent $7 billion on the Competitive Renewable Energy Zones project to accelerate the transmission of wind power across the state, writes Andy Bowman, founder and president of Pioneer Green Energy. "Yet just when the CREZ lines are ready to operate, many Texas leaders are turning their backs on wind power and threatening to turn the CREZ project into a giant bridge to nowhere," Bowman states.

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