14 Feb '12, 5am

President’s 2013 Budget Revives 1603 Solar Tax Credit, Eliminates $4B Fossil Fuel Subsidies: President Obama s...

President’s 2013 Budget Revives 1603 Solar Tax Credit, Eliminates $4B Fossil Fuel Subsidies: President Obama s...

President Obama sent his budget request to Congress on Monday. A budget illustrates an administration's real goals, shorn of rhetoric and posturing. So despite Republican attacks on the Obama administration's renewable energy focus and the failures at Solyndra, Beacon , and possibly Fisker -- this budget proposal continues to fund renewable energy and energy efficiency. It is less enthusiastic about the loan guarantee program. The budget request includes language on a "Clean Energy Standard" that seeks to generate 80 percent of the country's electrical power from solar, wind and (the arguably green) nuclear and natural gas by 2035. The request includes increased funding for all of those energy sources. Here are some of the highlights of the energy portion of the budget : The budget provides for an extension of the Section 1603 Treasury Program, a program that addresses the...

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