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Mexico Senate passes energy bill favoring state, fossil fuel

The Senate must still vote on some objections, but President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador appeared to have the votes to push the bill through. It passed earlier in the lower house of Congress MEXICO CITY: Mexico’s Senate passed an electrical energy bill that favors government-owned generating plants that largely run on fossil fuels Tuesday, putting […]

Morgan Stanley aims to support $750 bln in low-carbon investments by 2030

Can Biden Get a 100% Clean Energy Bill Through Congress?

Beating a Senate filibuster is unlikely, but some analysts see budget reconciliation as a way to enact a clean-energy transformation. Now that President Joe Biden has assumed office, he can get to work on his pledge to move the nation to 100 percent clean energy. During the campaign, Biden advocated a 100 percent clean energy […]

Morgan Stanley aims to support $750 bln in low-carbon investments by 2030

Warnock, Ossoff Win Senate Seats in Georgia, Widening Potential for Clean Energy Policy From Congress

The Senate will be evenly divided between Democrats and Republicans, giving a tie-breaking vote to incoming Vice President Kamala Harris. Democratic candidates Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff clinched victories in Georgia’s Tuesday runoff races for the U.S. Senate, according to the Associated Press, giving Democrats control of both chambers of Congress as President-elect Joe […]

Morgan Stanley aims to support $750 bln in low-carbon investments by 2030

Trump administration agrees to help wind farms with subsidy tweak

In a letter to Senator Charles Grassley, Frederick Vaughn, principal deputy assistant secretary in the Treasury Department’s Office of Legislative Affairs, said the department “plans to modify the relevant rules in the near future” for the renewable energy tax credits The Trump administration on Thursday agreed to change rules governing key renewable energy tax credits, […]

Morgan Stanley aims to support $750 bln in low-carbon investments by 2030

AAP protests outside Punjab assembly over power hike

The protesters, including Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab unit chief Mann and party legislators, were demanding roll back of the hike Chandigarh: AAP activists led by Member of Parliament Bhagwant Mann on Friday staged a sit-in protest outside the Punjab assembly here against the recent hike in electricity rates. The protesters, including Aam Aadmi Party […]

Okinawa Autotech inks pact with electric 2-wheelers rental firm Welectric

Cong leader seeks judicial probe into high rates of electricity supplied by private firms in Punjab

“We have promised that the old electricity power plants set up by the SAD government would be revisited because electricity was purchased at very high rates. Chandigarh (Punjab): Punjab Congress leader Partap Singh Bajwa said here on Wednesday that he was in favour of an all-party resolution requesting the High Court to appoint a sitting […]

Okinawa Autotech inks pact with electric 2-wheelers rental firm Welectric

Will give relief for electricity consumption up to 600 units if we win: Delhi Congress unit chief

The Congress leader also said that if his party forms the government then small shopkeepers will not have to pay commercial charges of electricity New Delhi: In the run-up to Assembly polls scheduled early next year, Delhi Congress unit chief Subhash Chopra on Wednesday announced that if his party comes to power then it will […]

Okinawa Autotech inks pact with electric 2-wheelers rental firm Welectric

Tax Credits for Renewables Get Another Shot in Congress

Democrats in the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday unveiled draft legislation in the latest attempt to extend tax credits for renewable technologies. The Growing Renewable Energy and Efficiency Now, or GREEN, Act would extend the federal Investment Tax Credit for solar and offshore wind for five years and keep a 60 percent […]

Morgan Stanley aims to support $750 bln in low-carbon investments by 2030

Congress Breaking Promises, Extending Tax Credits for Electric Vehicles, Wind, and Solar

It is not unusual for Congress to keep extending a supposedly temporary federal program, and that includes the tax credits for electric vehicles and wind and solar electric generation. For this reason, the Competitive Enterprise Institute opposed the 2015 tax extenders legislation despite several members’ insistence that it would be the last such extension, and […]

Clear, long term policies needed for EV sector growth: CEEW-CEF

More than 165 Members of Congress Sign Letter Urging Action on Clean Energy Tax Incentives This Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. : In a letter delivered today to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, 166 Members of Congress, representing more than 70% of the House Democratic Caucus, urged the inclusion of critical clean energy tax incentives, including an energy storage investment tax credit, in any must-pass legislation this year. Following is […]

Morgan Stanley aims to support $750 bln in low-carbon investments by 2030