14 Feb '12, 4pm

President's Budget: A Welcome Commitment to Clean Energy and Innovation

Today, the Obama Administration released its annual budget proposal, outlining spending priorities for the upcoming year. For supporters of renewable energy, it demonstrates a strong commitment to boosting investments in energy science and innovation , while supporting critical policies that level the playing field for renewables. Recently, the environmental community released its annual Green Budget , highlighting our spending recommendations for the year. In it, we propose a similar approach to building a new, cleaner, energy future for our country, and we are supportive of a number of elements of the President’s Budget. Among the more important aspects of the President’s energy and innovation spending requests: Promoting a two year extension of important tax incentives for renewables (the production tax credit and the Treasury Cash Grant program, transformed after 2012 ...

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