The fact that only one wind turbine has been commissioned in the U.S. since Jan. 1 underscores the damage done by the delayed extension of the wind-energy Production Tax Credit, said Elizabeth Salerno, director of industry data and analysis at the American Wind Energy Association. "The late PTC extension has caused serious harm," stated AWEA CEO Tom Kiernan, adding, "we urgently need policy stability going forward for the American wind energy industry to reach its full potential."

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