Most supporters of the renewable-energy Production Tax Credit in Congress kept their seats, and new ones were added. The wind-energy industry now waits for the lame-duck Congress to address the extension of the PTC, aided by President Barack Obama's re-election Tuesday. "The good news is that wind energy will continue to play a large part in the president's energy portfolio," said Frank Maisano, an energy-policy analyst with Bracewell & Giuliani.

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