On February 13, 2009, the House of Representatives and Senate passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the Act), which President Obama is expected to sign into law on February 17, 2009. The Act includes several provisions that will help shape the direction of US energy policy in the coming years as the country seeks to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and places renewed emphasis on US energy independence and security. The Client Alerts linked below present an overview of this legislation as it pertains to those with interests in the US energy industry, with a particular focus on renewable energy, including more detailed examinations of provisions in the Act pertaining to tax incentives for renewable energy projects, the DOE Loan Guarantee Program, and carbon sequestration technology investments.