Texas Legislature Clarifies Tax Abatement Statute for Wind Energy Projects

2009-06-03T19:02:48+00:00

The Texas legslature passed H.B. 3676 toward the very end of the 2009 legislative session.  The bill amends provisions in the Texas Tax Code regarding tax abatements for certain types of equipment used in renewable energy projects.  Uncertainty regarding the prior version of the statute arose under Texas Attorney General's Opinion GA-0600 published on January 29, [...]

Texas Legislature Clarifies Tax Abatement Statute for Wind Energy Projects2009-06-03T19:02:48+00:00

Nevada Extends Tax Credits for Renewables and Increases RPS

2009-06-03T01:46:43+00:00

The Nevada legislature passed two new bills that benefit solar energy.  These bills have now been signed into law by the Nevada Governor.  SB 358 adds to renewable eneregy goals for the state; more specifically, SB 358 mandates that Nevada's investor-owned utility source at least 25% of its energy from renewable energy projects by the year 2025; the prior requirement was 20% by the year 2015.  SB [...]

Nevada Extends Tax Credits for Renewables and Increases RPS2009-06-03T01:46:43+00:00

County expedites Gamesa wind farm proposal

2009-06-01T17:18:01+00:00

Gamesa Energy asked Young County to expedite its proposal to put a wind farm in the county, with a representative saying getting a tax abatement in place quickly could greatly benefit the school districts.  Colin Kelly with Gamesa told commissioners the Texas Legislature was considering a bill that would cap the amount of revenue school [...]

County expedites Gamesa wind farm proposal2009-06-01T17:18:01+00:00