Latest News for: Clean energy tax


‘Kill the viability’: big batteries to lose out from electricity grid rule change

The Observer 29 Nov 2021
Separately, the latest edition of the Clean Energy Council Confidence Index shows leadership by state governments is helping to shore up investor appetite for investing in renewable energy even with higher 2030 emissions reduction goals from the federal government.

Stephen Howard: Shouldn't we invest in people as well?

News & Record 29 Nov 2021
Companies like Duke Energy and FedEx have ... Biden’s plan will reduce costs for child care, higher education, housing, prescriptions and health care, cut taxes for childless workers and families with children, and invest in workforce training, teachers, schools and clean-energy jobs.
photo: AP / Lee Jin-man
South Korean President Moon Jae-in, center, listens to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, left, and U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, right, sits during their meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 18, 2021.

Korea's bumpy road to green energy

Korea Times 29 Nov 2021
Under the current plans, Korea wants to reduce coal power generation from 42 percent of its energy mix to 22 percent by 2030, while increasing renewables to 30 percent ... The decline in coal usage will leave a big gap in Korea's energy resources ... Intriguingly, North Korea could play a role in solving Seoul's clean energy dilemma.

USA Solar Networks targets poultry farms with this solar deal

Solar Builder 29 Nov 2021
USA Solar Networks’ new program allows farmers to take advantage of clean energy benefits to power their operations, including federal tax subsidies available to businesses, reduced or eliminated high utility costs, and substantially increasing cashflow over a 25-year period.

What’s Next for Biden’s Build Back Better Act?

Resilience 29 Nov 2021
The first is to keep in the final reconciliation (Build Back Better) as much of the $550 billion Biden proposed for climate matters, e.g., investment and production clean energy tax credits and tax rebates for electric vehicles ... Energy Voices is a democratic space presenting the ...

Build Back Better plan promises to benefit millions of Texas kids

Corsicana Daily Sun 29 Nov 2021
A separate portion of the bill dedicates $200 billion for child tax credits, extending the pandemic-era credits for one year that provided parents with $300 every month per child younger than 6 and $250 every month per child ages 6 to 17 ... • $500 billion to combat climate change, largely through clean energy tax credits; and.

Biden's agenda brings warring conservative factions together in quest to flip House

News-Press Now 29 Nov 2021
The House bill would expand the social safety net and help fight climate change, while establishing free preschool for 3- and 4-year-olds, provide four weeks of paid family and medical leave, provide subsidies for health care and new tax credits for clean energy and electric vehicles ... rising inflation, big government and "tax-and-spend liberals."

Opinion: Price on carbon is key to protecting Michigan winters

Traverse City Record-Eagle 28 Nov 2021
In Michigan, ski resorts experience climate change impacts firsthand, which is why we advocate for transitioning to clean energy ... Other policies such as clean energy tax incentives and a price on carbon pollution to incentivize emission reductions are also needed ... to become a leader in the emerging clean energy economy.

“Build Back Better” is a game changer for struggling parents, seniors and most Pennsylvanians | ...

Penn Live 28 Nov 2021
So would extending the child tax credit. Are there homeowners in your neighborhood? Rebates and tax credits will help reduce home energy costs and will promote clean energy and will create US jobs ... The effective corporate tax rate has gone from 50% in 1964 to 21% in 2020.

GOP Senator slams electric vehicle tax credit in Biden’s $1.75trillion Build Back Better bill as ...

The Daily Mail 28 Nov 2021
'I wouldn't be giving the tax cuts to the billionaires that this bill does,' Cassidy told ABC anchor George Stephanopoulos ... - Clean energy tax credits would receive $320 billion worth of funding ... - $20 billion would be allotted for the government to become the buyer of clean energy technologies as part of its procurement process.

'We can get this done,' Klobuchar says of Biden's domestic spending agenda

Finger Lakes Times 28 Nov 2021
The Democrats’ sweeping domestic and environmental spending package will pass in the Senate, Sen. Amy Klobuchar said Sunday ... “Sen ... Manchin has said he is opposed to a measure expanding the child tax credit. The senator from coal country has also voiced skepticism over its $550 billion in proposed clean-energy tax incentives ... “We’ve got workforce issues.

Wages rise while pols apply pressure

Herald-Standard 28 Nov 2021
Pam Snyder, R-Greene, proposed a bill that would require prevailing wage – a dominant rate commonly associated with union workers – on future clean energy projects that get state or federal tax credits ... “We have an opportunity to utilize energy-related projects to create jobs and ...

Climate change buzzwords are the 'in' thing, but do they really make a difference?There’s a ...

Deccan Herald 27 Nov 2021
Terms like carbon pricing and carbon tax, renewable versus clean energy, and natural gas versus fracked gas ... Clean energy ... People generally use “clean energy” to refer to any source of energy that doesn’t add significant greenhouse gases to the atmosphere, usually in contrast to fossil fuels ... clean energy.

Five ways Senate could change Biden's spending plan

The Hill 27 Nov 2021
House and Senate Democrats are also split over how to tackle making changes to the state and local tax (SALT) deduction cap ... Senate Democrats have already jettisoned some climate proposals because they didn’t unite their entire conference, including a carbon tax and a key program meant to incentivize companies to transition to clean energy.

Friday's letters

News & Record 26 Nov 2021
Build Bigger Taxes ... We needed both to improve roads, bridges, broadband, water, etc ... 14. Dollars authorized ... Add it up ... But even now, the $1.85 trillion bill contains only $550 billion (less that 30%) for clean energy and climate change ... Oh, and there is a tax provision that will make us probably the highest taxed country in the world. Jim Lumsden ... 21). ... .