20 Nov '17, 4pm

Proposed Tax Reform Bill Has ‘Disastrous Implications’ for Renewable Energy https://t.co/SV8EfKdLP5

Proposed Tax Reform Bill Has ‘Disastrous Implications’ for Renewable Energy https://t.co/SV8EfKdLP5

Last week, both houses of the U.S. congress passed versions of a tax reform bill. As readers might recall, tax reform was one of the platforms on which Trump ran for president and getting a major tax reform bill passed would be a big win for him. Each version of the bill has implications for the renewable energy industry but the wind industry is particularly worried about the House bill. The bill that was passed by the Senate Finance Committee (not the full Senate) keeps all provisions for renewable energy tax credits in place, however it doesn’t include any extensions for the renewable energy technologies (biomass, geothermal, fuel cells and incremental hydro among others) that were previously omitted from the past tax credit extension. The bill that was passed by the entire U.S. House of Representatives is cause for major concern for the wind energy industry. “The House ...

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