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Federal Wind Energy Tax Credit Set To Expire
2012-12-30 10:53:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online As 2012 draws to a close, American energy companies are racing to complete wind turbines in order to take advantage of a federal tax credit that expires once the clock strikes midnight on December 31. According to Matthew L. Wald of the New York Times, developers will need to have their wind farms fully operational before Tuesday in order to take advantage of a special wind energy tax credit. Companies that meet the...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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