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Solar and Wind Tax Credits Benefit from Proposed Compromise on Government Spending Bill

USA - December 16 2015 Last night, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and other congressional leaders released a proposed legislative compromise that would fund the government…

Treasury announces decrease in cash grant sequestration rate from 7.3% to 6.8%

USA - October 14 2015 The Department of the Treasury has announced that, for fiscal year 2016, the Cash Grant sequestration rate has decreased from 7.3 percent to 6.8…

Iowa modifies its renewable energy tax credit regime

USA - July 31 2015 The governor of Iowa has signed into law House File 645 (the "Act") modifying statutory provisions related to Iowa's renewable energy tax credits…

Small wind industry given grace period for compliance with IRS engineering standards

USA - July 21 2015 On July 14, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published Notice 2015-51, which postpones the effective date of safety and performance standards…

IRS issues solar tax equity memo stating the obvious

USA - June 18 2015 On Friday, the IRS issued a heavily redacted Chief Counsel Advice (CCA) memorandum, which addresses the intersection of solar investment tax credit…

New York State passes budget that continues tax incentives for solar installations

USA - April 16 2015 Last week, New York State enacted a bud- get for the fiscal year 2015-16 (i.e., April 1, 2015 to Mar. 31, 2016) that continues two tax incentives for…

IRS paves the road for a windy 2016

USA - April 9 2015 In March, the IRS published Notice 2015-25. The rules in the notice will facilitate wind projects raising financing and give projects that had…

Bill introduced in North Carolina Senate seeks to extend the state’s renewable-energy tax credit through 2020

USA - March 31 2015 This week, a bill was introduced in the North Carolina Senate to extend the state's renewable-energy tax credit to eligible property that is placed…

Split decision on Ormat’s motion to dismiss ex-employees’ claims of cash grant fraud

USA - March 27 2015 The opinion, available here, of March 24 from the U.S. District Court for Nevada granted in part and denied in part Ormat's motion to dismiss an…

Sound bites from Infocast Wind Finance 2015

USA - February 17 2015 The Infocast Wind Power Finance & Investment Summit 2015 was held from February 10 to 12 in San Diego. Below are selected sound bites regarding the…