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Wind Power

AWEA's Swisher discusses incentives, investments, new wind-farm projects

Rising fuel prices and improved technology are spurring more interest in wind energy. Concern over climate change is also helping wind gain favor as a clean power source. But wind-farm projects can be a tough sell to nearby residents. Randy Swisher, executive director of the American Wind Energy Association, joins OnPoint to talk about wind power tax incentives in the energy bill and where wind fits in the current energy and environmental picture.