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Exclusive: Senate Considers Tax Refund to Replace Popular 1603 Cash Grants

The Senate is considering replacing the very popular 1603 direct cash grants, scheduled to expire at the end of the year, with a direct payment to renewable energy project developers in the form of a refundable tax credit.

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The Week In Green Energy: Regulators Regulate

News from Ocean Power Technologies, BrightSource Energy and NRG Bluewater Wind shows the important position of regulators in the green energy sector.

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The Week in Green Energy: The end of Cap and Trade, For Now

It was a bad week for the renewable energy sector and the environmental community as a whole. For almost a year, since the House passed the historic American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES), there was optimism that the senate would pass its own measure and finally bring forth the long-awaited comprehensive energy and climate change law. Yet, after months of negotiations, compromise and outreach the Senate Democratic leadership on Thursday afternoon decided not to push for legislation capping carbon emissions. They killed the Kerry – Lieberman American Power Act and its controversial cap-and-trade proposal.

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The Week In Green Energy: The Tipping Point

The first week in June could well go down in history as the moment energy and climate legislation in the U.S. reached its tipping point.

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The Week In Green Energy: �Plug The Damn hole!�

Week of May 24 – to – May 28, 2010 Eager to place a containment dome over a media cycle that was drawing uncomfortable parallels with the Bush White House�s�botched Katrina response, President Obama yesterday�held his first press conference in 10 months. During the hour-long media grilling, the President defended his administration’s and the federal…

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