Gone with the wind? Messages mixed on nearby energy projects

By Hayleigh Colombo, jconline.com:

Renewable energy experts aren’t holding their breath as they try to nail down what the future holds for Indiana’s wind energy projects.

Between anxiety over the fate of an expiring production tax credit in the heat of a presidential election and uncertainty over the appetite for the power source, they said it’s anyone’s best guess whether the sector resumes growth with the gusto it had before the recession.

The wind farm projects historically have contributed to economic growth in the rural areas they enter, typically bringing an influx of temporary construction jobs and millions or billions in capital investment.

Messages about the status of known nearby projects are mixed… Read more

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