Insight Into Wind Energy PTC Implementation Rules Revealed

2013-01-25T15:47:34+00:00

Now that the Production Tax Credit has been extended, many developers are seeking clarification on what the changes to the legislation's language mean for their projects and future development plans. To qualify for the PTC, projects must begin construction - rather than enter operation - by Jan. 1, 2014. The change in language was welcomed [...]

Insight Into Wind Energy PTC Implementation Rules Revealed2013-01-25T15:47:34+00:00

Fate of tax break for wind power could have big impact on Texas

2012-12-03T09:36:00+00:00

Continuing the tax credit, created in 1992, has become a bargaining chip in the larger debate in Washington, D.C., over the so-called fiscal cliff of tax increases and budget cuts. The outcome has ramifications in Texas, which leads the nation in wind generation, on everything from the economy to the environment to the competitive balance [...]

Fate of tax break for wind power could have big impact on Texas2012-12-03T09:36:00+00:00

Wind Energy PTC and ITC Trade-Offs

2009-02-13T18:19:37+00:00

New laws will soon offer the wind energy industry the option to choose an Investment Tax Credit (ITC) instead of a Production Tax Credit (PTC). Understanding the economic impact of these options involves complex modeling and analysis of tax code effects. Advantage for Analysts® ("Advantage"), the leading provider of financial modeling solutions for tax equity [...]

Wind Energy PTC and ITC Trade-Offs2009-02-13T18:19:37+00:00

House Panel Passes Renewable Tax Fix, But Senate Balks

2009-01-27T00:05:48+00:00

Economic stimulus legislation approved by the House Ways and Means Committee last week includes language that would allow renewable energy developers to convert tax credits into cash via a proposed new Energy Department grant program. However, the legislation, which the ailing wind and solar industries say is vital to their ability to attract investment, faces [...]

House Panel Passes Renewable Tax Fix, But Senate Balks2009-01-27T00:05:48+00:00

Obama Wants to Double Energy Tax Credit Stimulus

2016-11-23T15:02:12+00:00

Reports today indicate that President Elect Obama is pushing to double the energy tax credit portion of the stimulus package being prepared by Congress.   The increase could put the tax credit's total value at $20 - 25 billion.  A large portion of this tax credit package is expected to be allocated to production tax credits for renewable energy; the bill may also extend the expiration date of [...]

Obama Wants to Double Energy Tax Credit Stimulus2016-11-23T15:02:12+00:00