Senate Tax Bill Brings Good News for Renewables

Unlike the House bill, the Senate’s proposal keeps renewable tax credits in place. After the the House’s version of a tax [...]

A Late Christmas ‘tax extender’ gift for Renewable Energy

The US Senate’s “fiscal cliff” package wasn’t exactly eight maids a-milking–the traditional gift for the eighth day of Christmas–though [...]

How can the Senate tax bill be improved?

Before adjourning for August recess, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources committee reported a tax extenders bill addressing the [...]

Bill to extend production tax credit for 10 years

Patterned on Successful WWII “War Bond” Model; U.S. Representative Bob Filner Leading the Charge in Congress for New Means [...]

New legislation proposes slashing ‘Big Oil’ subsidies to promote renewables

For some solar policy advocates, a recent bill introduced in Congress would appear to represent their dream legislation. After [...]

New bill proposes to extend wind energy PTC, slash oil subsidies

A group of Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives has introduced new legislation that would extend a number [...]

New Florida law creates renewable energy production tax credit

New legislation, which was allowed to become law without Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s signature, contains several provisions relating to [...]

Grant program supported up to 75,000 wind and solar jobs: congress killed it anyway

A federal grant program created to boost renewable energy development during the height of the economic crisis supported 75,000 [...]

Life in the trenches of renewable energy policy

This week’s conversation, with former MA Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Ian Bowles, was insightful and indicative of [...]

Minnesota: Worry over wind energy tax credit expiring

It’s money that’s created several jobs in our area, but the wind energy tax credit is set to expire. [...]