Economic incentives for energy conservation

by Peter N. Nemetz

Publisher: Wiley in New York

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Edition Notes

StatementPeter N. Nemetz, Marilyn Hankey.
ContributionsHankey, Marilyn.
LC ClassificationsHD9502.U52 N4 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 324 p. :
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3174701M
ISBN 100471887684
LC Control Number83017064

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WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey released today shows that Americans overwhelmingly support extending tax incentives for clean energy and . The federal government provides roughly $10 billion per year in tax subsidies that encourage non-fossil fuels (figure 1). The two largest are the energy investment tax credit (ITC) and the renewable electricity production tax credit (PTC), followed by incentives for electric vehicles and residential energy. The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Loan Program (EECLP) provides loans to finance energy efficiency and conservation projects for commercial, industrial, and residential consumers. With the EECLP, eligible utilities, including existing Rural Utilities Service borrowers can borrow money tied to Treasury rates of interest and re-lend the. Section of HR 1 provides for the repeal of tax credit bonds, including Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (QECBs), a tool for state and local governments to finance qualified conservation projects as defined in Section 54D of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. This amendment repeals QECB issuances effective after Decem

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