Utility CEOs debate the merits of a retail surcharge to fund clean-tech R&D.
Windpower: Beyond Boom and Bust
Windpower is caught in a vicious cycle of Washington politics. Escaping the cycle will require visionary leadership in Congress and the utility industry.
building new pulverized coal-fired plants under any circumstances, even if it provides an opportunity for windpower development.
"Typically we are not marching arm-in-arm, because we represent the wind industry and they represent the coal industry," Swisher says. "There will be some synergy, but what each industry is looking for is significantly different." -M.T.B.