The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued Notice 2015-4 providing new performance and quality standards that require certification of small wind turbines – defined as having a nameplate capacity of up to 100 kW – in order to qualify for the 30% federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC).
IRS to Small Wind Manufacturers and Consumers: Certification Necessary to Qualify for 30% Tax Credit
Unique National Clean Energy Credentialing Alliance Created
A group of well-established, nationally accredited credentialing organizations announced the formation of a unique Clean Energy Credentialing Coalition (CECC) to demonstrate and promote the collective importance of third-party quality assessment, and the value it brings to building strong and competent renewable energy and energy efficiency markets.
Small Wind, Big Breakthrough
Small Wind Certification Council Announces the First 13 Turbines to Begin Certification Process The small wind industry took a big step forward, as the Small Wind Certification Council (SWCC) announced that 13 turbine models have begun the process of SWCC…