Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition Announces New Leadership
“I look forward to working with Governor Inslee and our coalition colleagues to help the wind energyindustry diversify our nation’s energy portfolio,” says Daugaard. “We will continue working with Congress to extend the federal wind production tax credit so the industry can continue to produce rewarding careers throughout the nation.
“We will also support efforts to modernize our nation’s electric transmission system that is so vital toeconomic development in Washington, South Dakota and throughout the nation,” he continues. “Transmission development is as critical to economic growth in our states as the interstate highwaysystem or our freight rail system. Spurring development of our nation’s offshore wind energy potential andsupporting other state specific initiatives to support wind energy development remains a priority.”