SEPA Statement on Historic 8-Year Solar Tax Credit Extension Removal of Utility Prohibition to Have Major Impact on Solar Market Development WASHINGTON, D.C. – The passage of H.R. 1424, the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, provides critical news for the solar industry at large, but also for regulated electric utilities looking to diversify their…

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As part of the Economic Recovery Bill, the Federal Incentive Tax Credits supporting the expansion of solar, wind and other sustainable energy technologies in the United States was passed today on the Hill. Breaking news from the Wall Street Journal…”House Passes Bailout Bill on Second Try:” U.S. House of Representatives lawmakers wary of growing signs…

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Breaking news, Wednesday, September 24, 2008 from RenewableEnergyWorld.com: “US Senate Passes Renewable Energy Tax Credits, House Could Pass Bill This Week:” HelioPower commercial installation for Dos Molson in Poway, CA The United States Senate on Tuesday voted by an overwhelming majority to extend the Production (PTC) and Investment Tax Credits (ITC). The tax measure was…

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Breaking news in from Business Wire, September 18…”Clean Energy NOW:Diverse Coalition Calls on Congress to Extend Clean Energy Tax Incentives” Speakers that span the political spectrum, representing the Clean Energy NOW coalition of more than 200 organizations, joined forces today to call for Congressional action to extend the renewable energy and energy efficiency tax credits…

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    From Graham Jesmer, News Editor, Renewable Energy World: “House Passes Renewable Tax Credit Bill, Senate Version Could Soon Follow:” Late last night, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6899, a bill that contains extensions for the Production and Investment Tax Credits (PTC and ITC) for renewable energy, by a vote of 236-189.…

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Breaking news from Dow Jones’ reporter, Cassandra Sweet: “Renewable Power Indus Hopes For Tax Credit Extension” For the full article click here. SAN FRANCISCO -(Dow Jones)- Renewable power companies could take a hit if crucial federal tax credits set to expire Dec. 31 aren’t renewed before Congress adjourns next week for elections. The U.S. House…

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From Vote Solar today… Today, the Senate comes back from their summer vacation.  And today, we are visiting every Senator to remind them that unless they get the job done on extending the solar investment tax credit, America’s clean energy workforce will be going on a ‘vacation’ of another sort.  We are going to deliver…

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