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Deadline Looming for 1603 Cash Grants for Investments in Non-Traditional Energy Projects
Posted on 18 Oct 2011 by Foley & Lardner LLP

The Section 1603 cash grant program has encouraged investments in solar, wind, and other non-traditional energy projects since its enactment in 2009. The latest U.S. Treasury estimates indicate that nearly 20,000 grants have been awarded with total funding... Read More

Arizona Extends Energy Tax Breaks for Solar
Posted on 4 Jun 2010 by Jonathan Wilson

Arizona recently extended its sales tax exemption and investment tax credit for solar energy devices installed within the state. The sales tax exemption was set to expire and has now been extended to 2016. The investment tax credit has been extended through... Read More

DLA Piper: Japan's Renewable Energy Feed-In Tariff Regime
Posted on 11 Jul 2012 by DLA Piper

By Stephen Webb and Michelle Thomsen Prior to the Fukushima nuclear disaster in March 2011, Japan relied on nuclear power for roughly 30% of its energy needs, with 60% coming from conventional sources such as coal, oil and natural gas. Hydroelectric... Read More

Recent California Decisions Favor Solar Developers Over Environment
Posted on 28 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

By Laura Mulry, Fellow, Center for Climate Change, Columbia Law School April 2011 was an eventful month for massive solar projects in California and their unlikely opponent: the desert tortoise. As climate change, overpopulation, and development place... Read More