Wind developer to delay project due to PTC uncertainty

An Illinois developer has delayed construction of a 175 MW, $300 million project in Logan County, Ill. by at least two years, according to Platts.

American Wind Energy Management originally expected its Sugar Creek Wind project to glean tax credits from the Production Tax Credit, which is set to expire at the end of December. With the possibility that the credit will not be renewed, it didn’t make sense to build the project in 2013, said Stan Komperda, head of project development.

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