13 May '11, 2pm

Ten Tips on the Future of National Renewable Policy From Former FERC Head: Former Chair of the Federal Energy

Ten Tips on the Future of National Renewable Policy From Former FERC Head: Former Chair of the Federal Energy

Former Chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Joseph Kelliher is now Executive Vice President for Federal Regulatory Affairs at renewable energy giant NextEra Energy Inc. and free to speak his mind. In a recent interview, he offered some insider insights on what to expect in energy policy between now and the 2012 election. 1 . The reason Congress has only provided the wind industry’s Production Tax Credit (PTC) (and the solar industry’s Investment Tax Credit, ITC) for one-year durations and has allowed them to lapse over the years, creating uncertainty and retarding growth , Kelliher said, is that the credits require hard-to-find large budget offsets for scoring by the Congressional Budget Office. Longer-term credits require larger offsets. 2 . The 2009 three-year extension of the PTC (and the six-year extension of the ITC) reflect, he believes, new recog...

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