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Wednesday, 19 December 2012 16:23

Long Term Thinking For PTC

Originally published in the National Journal's Energy Experts Blog

By Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn
President of the American Council On Renewable Energy

It is important to address our country’s fiscal issues by promoting economic productivity in the short term while reducing the deficit over the long term as I mentioned in my last week’s Energy Experts blog post. It’s fundamental to an overall healthy economy to extend key tax credits that create American jobs and generate private investment, and the PTC is one of the important tax credit programs.

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