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Environmental, Conservation and Clean Energy Coalition Urges Congress to Enact Energy Storage Investment Tax Credit

Washington, D.C.: Continuing a steady drumbeat in support of an energy storage investment tax credit (ITC), nine organizations spanning the environmental, conservation and clean energy communities today sent a letter to the House Ways and Means and Senate Finance Committees urging enactment of an energy storage investment tax credit (ITC) as part of any “extenders package” considered this […]

Renewable Energy Groups Urge Congress to Support Clean Energy Innovation Funding in FY 2020 Budget

Washington, D.C.: Today, the American Council on Renewable Energy, the American Wind Energy Association, the Biomass Power Association, the Energy Storage Association, the Geothermal Resources Council, the National Hydropower Association and the Solar Energy Industries Association sent a joint letter to Congress urging consistent funding for energy innovation in the Department of Energy’s FY 2020 […]

House Introduces Energy Storage Tax Credit Bill

Another attempt to earn federal tax credits for stand-alone storage, and a proposal to extend an even broader set of clean energy tax incentives. Amidst a flurry of energy and climate change legislation being introduced in the Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives, this week saw lawmakers reintroduce a perennial attempt to add stand-alone energy storage […]

2018: The Year of 100% Clean Energy

Policymakers and corporate leaders ignored the academic debate over 100% renewables, and went ahead with policies anyway. Last year, tense debate over the feasibility of 100 percent renewables entirely consumed the energy industry. Stanford professor Dr. Mark Jacobson stood on one side, arguing 100 percent renewables will be technically possible by 2050, while Dr. Christopher Clack led critiques picking apart that modeling. The […]