Tag: tax

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Is Renewables’ Production Tax Credit Bullet Proof?

February 13, 2019

Via: Forbes

In the 1970s, I studied defense policy at M.I.T. but became disillusioned. One of the recent graduates, then working in the Senate, described how large amounts of quantitative research would be set aside by politicians who focused on spending that […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Will the Renewables Industry Seize the Opportunity of Opportunity Funds?

January 11, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

Clean energy advocates are working to raise awareness about a “giant money fire hose” made available to the industry starting this year. The glut of cash, tied to a portion of the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, […]

Energy Economics, News and Policies, State

US carbon fight moves to Washington state

October 23, 2018

Via: Petroleum Economist

US oil majors are still pouring funds into a fierce referendum scrap in Washington state over proposed a carbon “fee”, even though the prospect of a US environmental levy on fossil fuel consumption appears even more distant under the Trump […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Renewables Tax Equity Market Fares Fine in Q1, Calming Industry Fears

May 17, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

Defying the fears that gripped the clean energy finance market at the end of 2017, investors seem to have fared well under the new tax scheme that took effect in January. The Base Erosion Anti-Abuse Tax provision included in the […]

Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

The War on Wind (and Solar)?

December 14, 2017

Via: Forbes

While President Trump and some Republicans have been fighting back in the supposed ‘war on coal’, a new battle front has been formed – the ‘war on wind (and solar)’. This battle is playing out the in the current tax […]

News and Policies, State

Washington State Voters to Weigh In on Carbon Tax Next November

April 21, 2016

Via: Energy Manager Today

Voters in Washington State will go to the polls next November 8 to vote on a carbon emission tax initiative that would impose a tariff on the sale or use of certain fossil fuels and fossil-fuel generated electricity. If passed, […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Tax Credit Extensions Impact Renewables Deployment & Electricity CO2 Emissions

February 23, 2016

Via: CleanTechnica

The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) today released new analysis exploring the potential impact of recently extended federal tax credits on the deployment of renewable generation technologies and related U.S. electric sector carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. The report, […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Obama to propose $10-per-barrel fee on oil

February 5, 2016

Via: CNBC energy

President Barack Obama will propose a $10-per-barrel charge on oil to fund clean transportation projects as part of his final budget request next week, the White House said Thursday. The proposal — which follows the passage of a bipartisan transportation […]