wind energy http://kcur.org en Energy Standards In Kansas http://kcur.org/post/energy-standards-kansas <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Kansas Senate voted to repeal a state mandate that required utility companies to get 20 percent of their energy from renewable sources by 2020.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">However, the House refused to repeal House Bill 2014 less than 24 hours later. </span></p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 19:15:04 +0000 Gina Kaufmann, Matthew Long-Middleton & Kate Baxendale 54160 at http://kcur.org Energy Standards In Kansas Kansas Lawmakers Divided Over Wind Energy Tax Credit http://kcur.org/post/kansas-lawmakers-divided-over-wind-energy-tax-credit <p>Wind energy tax credits help make wind power more affordable, and have boosted the industry in states like Kansas. But those credits are set to expire at the end of the year, and lawmakers from Kansas disagree on what should be done.</p><p>Republican Congressman Mike Pompeo from Wichita said last week that the federal government supporting wind energy with tax credits is an intrusion into the economy. Pompeo says opposition is growing and he's arguing to let the credit expire.</p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 14:18:27 +0000 Stephen Koranda 47353 at http://kcur.org Brownback Hopeful For Wind Energy Tax Credit Extension http://kcur.org/post/brownback-hopeful-wind-energy-tax-credit-extension <p>A <a href="http://kcur.org/post/brownback-pushes-wind-energy-tax-credit">wind energy tax credit</a> is set to expire at the end of this year, but Kansas Governor Sam Brownback is still holding out hope that lawmakers in Washington will extend the credit.</p><p> Thu, 27 Dec 2012 10:38:00 +0000 Stephen Koranda 29566 at http://kcur.org Brownback Hopeful For Wind Energy Tax Credit Extension Wind Energy Could Fall Off Fiscal Cliff http://kcur.org/post/wind-energy-could-fall-fiscal-cliff <p>U.S. Representative Mike Pompeo says the fate of a wind energy tax credit could be tied to the so-called fiscal cliff negotiations.</p><p> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 17:10:54 +0000 Stephen Koranda 28678 at http://kcur.org Wind Energy Could Fall Off Fiscal Cliff Brownback Pushes Wind Energy Tax Credit http://kcur.org/post/brownback-pushes-wind-energy-tax-credit <p>Kansas Governor Sam Brownback is continuing his push for an extension of a federal wind energy tax credit.</p><p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 16:20:08 +0000 Stephen Koranda 27570 at http://kcur.org Brownback Pushes Wind Energy Tax Credit Alternative Energy Sources http://kcur.org/post/alternative-energy-sources <p>In his State of the Union speech, President Obama said &quot;nowhere is the promise of innovation greater than in American-made energy.&quot; But how close are we to large-scale use of alternative energy sources?&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 07 Feb 2012 15:57:08 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 12077 at http://kcur.org Alternative Energy Sources Wind is Up at KCI http://kcur.org/post/wind-kci <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53c2a21403f15-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53c2a21403f15-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53c2a21403f15-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-941516.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – A wind-power turbine assembly operation is moving to the KCI Intermodal BusinessCentre. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon revealed more about it on KCUR's Up To Date .</p> Tue, 21 Dec 2010 23:00:03 +0000 Dan Verbeck 7387 at http://kcur.org Wind is Up at KCI