Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition 2010 Wind Energy Recommendations

A bi-partisan group of 29 state governors, among them New York State Governor David Paterson, released a set of recommendations to advance the potential of wind power. The recommendations are:

  • Adopt a Renewable Electricity Standard
  • Develop New Interstate Electric Transmission System Infrastructure as Needed to Provide Access to Premier Renewable Energy both On-Shore and Offshore
  • Support Coastal, Deep Water, Offshore Wind Energy Technology Research and Development
  • Streamline Permitting Processes for Both Offshore and On-Shore Wind Development Projects
  • Dramatically Expand Wind Research, Innovation, and Collaboration
  • Extend the Treasury Department Grant Program Created by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and Adopt a Long-Term Renewable Energy Production Tax Credit (PTC) with Provisions to Broaden the Pool of Investors Eligible to Participate

Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition 2010 Wind Energy Recommendations.

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