In conjunction with the stable tax policy, the wind industry could create and save 54,000 American jobs over the next four years, according to a recent study by Navigant, a global services firm that specializes in critical business risks and opportunities.

The report shows that if the Production Tax Credit for wind ends, industry jobs will be reduced by half, resulting in a loss of 37,000 American jobs as well as a one-third cut to American wind manufacturing jobs. Private investment in the wind industry is also expected to fall by nearly two-thirds, but extending the PTC could create 17,000 American jobs.

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