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The Week in Green Energy: Getting to 1603�

On Thursday night Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D � Nev.) introduced a tax package with a provision that would extend by one-year important green energy stimulus programs, including the very popular 1603 cash grants. By adding the green funding provisions Reid hopes to get liberal Democrats to support the tax cut extension brokered by…

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Private Sector Renews Push for CEDA

Entrepreneurs and investors active in the green energy sector have been pushing hard over the last several months for the creation of a Clean Energy Deployment Administration (CEDA), a government entity that would provide flexible credit support for development and deployment of green energy technologies. Legislation that creates an industry-friendly version of CEDA is slowly making its way through the senate, and on June 29 over 40 prominent venture capitalists and CEOs sent a letter to President Obama urging him to work with congress on legislation that provides for the immediate creation of the federal agency.

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