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Advanced Batteries and the Midterm Elections

November 10, 2014 by James Greenberger
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The Internal Revenue Code is, famously, more than 5,000 pages long. Every single one of those pages was sponsored and fought for by some special interest group and its lobbyists. There is no reason to believe that all those special interest groups will go quietly into the night.[read more]

Solar Policy Battle: IRS Now Part of Fierce Debate Over How to Value Solar Energy

September 30, 2014 by Eric Wesoff
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The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC), a downstream solar advocacy group whose members include SolarCity, Solar Universe, Sungevity, Sunrun, and Verengo, just sent out a release revealing that the conflict over solar valuation has escalated to the point of requiring a decision from the IRS.[read more]

Finally, Good News Out of Washington: IRS Clarifies Tax Credit; Court Upholds FERC Order

August 24, 2014 by Tom Carlson

Federal Energy News

The past couple weeks brought two federal regulatory victories for the advanced energy industry. On August 8, the IRS released new guidelines for projects to qualify for the renewable energy production tax credit. On August 15, a federal appeals court unanimously affirmed the FERC's Order 1000.[read more]