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Recess Offers Chance to Share Value of Renewable Energy Benefits with Lawmakers

With their two-week Easter recess under way, members of Congress are back home using the time away from Washington to visit with, and hear from, constituents about the issues that concern them and impact their lives. We urge renewable energy … Continue reading

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RFS Rule Undercuts U.S. Commitment to Reducing GHGs

It was with some ironic bemusement that biofuel advocates read the headlines from the mainstream media that said the Obama administration “raised’ the biofuel blending requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) rule announced this week by EPA. Of course, … Continue reading

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Strong Support for Renewables Continues in States, But More Needs to be Done

This week, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a measure that requires 50 percent of that state’s electricity come from renewable sources, like wind and solar, by 2030. The new law also establishes the equally ambitious target of doubling … Continue reading

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End Energy Policy Uncertainty by Extending Tax Credits Long Term

Congress is about to undertake what has become a recurring ritual: addressing the extension of production tax credits (PTC) and other benefits after they have already expired. The Senate Finance Committee is set next week to take up a tax-credit … Continue reading

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NREL Numbers Demonstrate Value of Renewable Energy Policies

Renewable energy stakeholders once again find themselves at a time of the year where being optimistic about the growth of clean energy alternatives is not easy to muster. Congressional funding of farm energy programs remain uncertain during this time of … Continue reading

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MLP Tax Structure Should Be Expanded to Benefit Renewable Energy

It may come as a surprise to most renewable energy advocates, but there is legislation currently pending in Congress that could benefit projects that develop solar power, wind energy and bioenergy projects – and has virtually NO opposition! Even the … Continue reading

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