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Wind, Solar Industry Leaders Urge Refundable Tax Incentives

Wind, Solar Industry Leaders Urge Refundable Tax Incentives

WASHINGTON, DC, January 9, 2009 (ENS) – The American Wind Energy Association and the Solar Energy Industries Association today reported that both wind and solar energy enjoyed a record-breaking year in 2008. But both industry trade groups say the renewable energy market could fall in 2009 if Congress and the incoming administration do not take…

Wind, Solar Tax Credits Extended in $700 Billion Bail-Out

Wind, Solar Tax Credits Extended in $700 Billion Bail-Out

WASHINGTON, DC, October 3, 2008 (ENS) – Renewable energy businesses are breathing a sigh of relief today as the extension of the production and investment tax credits that benefit their industries were approved by Congress as part of the $700 billion bail-out package for the financial industry. The House of Representatives passed Emergency Economic Stabilization…

California Utility Mainstreams Solar Photovoltaic Power

California Utility Mainstreams Solar Photovoltaic Power

SAN FRANCISCO, California, August 15, 2008 (ENS) – Pacific Gas and Electric Company has entered into two utility-scale solar power contracts for a total of 800 megawatts of energy to be generated in California, the utility announced Thursday. The power purchase pacts bring solar photovoltaic cells out of the rooftop realm and into the mainstream.…