LBNL Report Analyzes Different Approaches to Capturing the Value of Tax Incentives
Source: Lawrence Berkeley National Lab In the United States, incentives for the deployment of utility-scale wind and solar power projects are delivered primarily through the tax code, in the form of accelerated tax depreciation and tax credits that are based on either investment or production. The combined value of these tax deductions and credits (together,...
WA Revised Interconnection Procedures Pave the Way for Third-Party Ownership of Net-Metered Systems
The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission issued a final order July 18 approving significant revisions to the state’s interconnection rules. The order reflects many of IREC’s recommendations throughout this effort, which began in 2011 with a call for public comment to help identify barriers and opportunities for distributed generation in Washington. The revised rules mark...