AP: Backers of wind power, solar seeking Nebraska tax credits

With Nebraska facing pressure to meet more stringent federal emission requirements, renewable energy advocates will push again next year for a state tax credit aimed at wind farms and solar projects.

Supporters have spent the summer meeting with senators in hopes of passing the production tax credit, which was narrowly defeated by lawmakers this year.

"It offers tremendous economic development and property tax relief for Nebraska," said David Levy, a lobbyist for the Northeast Nebraska Public Power District. "We have some catching up to do, but we have tremendous wind resources."

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