The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to extend tax credits for wind-power and solar-energy projects, but the measure is unlikely to become law in its current form due to concern it would add to the nation's deficit.
By 88-8, the Senate added the renewable-energy tax credits to a major housing bill. Companies such as utility
The U.S. House of Representatives has hardened its opposition to this version of the tax-credit extensions, which are estimated to cost
"I doubt that the House will accept these extensions without some corresponding offsets," said Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman