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Wind Works

For the economy. For the environment. For America.

At the end of 2013, the Production Tax Credit (PTC), an important financing provision for wind energy, expired due to Congressional inaction. The wind industry supports more than 80,700 American-made jobs around the country today, and the renewal of the PTC would continue to protect these jobs and the families they support.

We’ve renewed the PTC before; let’s do it again: In 2012, with the support of thousands of Sierra Club members and supporters, Congress voted to extend the PTC. That means thousands of good paying American jobs were spared from the chopping block and cleaner air was achieved for all Americans.

Let’s tell Congress to renew the PTC and protect American jobs again.


Our Campaign

In 2012, the Wind Works campaign launched TV and online ads that targeted members of Congress to pass the PTC, including Rep. Farenthold of Texas, Rep. Latta of Ohio, Rep. Shuster and Rep. Barletta of Pennsylvania, Rep. Heck of Nevada, and Rep. Guinta of New Hampshire.

The Wind Works campaign launched billboards in the Washington, DC metro station on Capitol Hill, shown right, urging all members of Congress to take action to extend the PTC.

The campaign also launched billboards in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Minnesota, calling on targeted members of Congress to pass the PTC and protect 37,000 American wind jobs.

We’re ready to do it again.

Billboards in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Minnesota, calling on targeted members of Congress to pass the PTC and protect 37,000 American wind jobs.


Take Action For A Cleaner Tomorrow

The passage of the PTC was a huge victory for our economy and our environment, but our work for cleaner communities isn't finished yet.

Tell congress to protect American jobs NOW!

Groups and Members of Congress Are Speaking Out

25 Senators call on a permanent extension of clean energy tax credits.

Leaders of the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition call on a permanent extension of clean energy tax credits.

17 Environmental Groups call on an extension of clean energy tax credits.