Renewable energy still stymied in Congress

From the New York Times on Tuesday, September 30, 2008:

… But while renewable energy has become a hot political buzzword, Congress has thus far failed to extend tax credits that wind, solar and other clean-energy companies say they need to stay in business.

As it stands, the tax credits currently in place expire at the end of this year.

The big-picture reason, says Rhone Resch, president of the Solar Energy Industries Association, is that renewable energy credits keep getting legislatively shackled to more controversial issues.

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