The Renewable Tax Credit Mess

Everyone seems to agree that renewing the current federal renewable energy tax credits is a good idea. So why isn’t it happening? My colleague Mike Coleman in this morning’s Journal:

Virtually every member of Congress claims to support extending tax credits to the fledgling wind and solar industries. But despite a half-dozen chances and a 90 percent level of support for renewable energy development, our elected officials in Washington just can’t seem to get the bill passed.