Tagged Legislation

HMRC pushes steep VAT increase for new solar-battery systems

By Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent Treasury proposes rise from 5% to 20%, while the tax on coal will stay at lower rateHomes hoping to shrink their carbon footprints by installing a solar-battery system face a steep VAT increase from October under new laws proposed by HMRC.The Treasury put forward legislation on Monday to raise VAT…

Maine Governor takes action to advance offshore wind development

By Michelle Froese Governor Janet Mills, D-Maine, has made several new announcements this week, including signing into law LD 994, legislation that requires the Public Utilities Commission to approve the contract for Maine Aqua Ventus — the first of its kind demonstration project of floating offshore wind in the United States. Governor Mills signs bill…

Groupe Renault and Nissan sign exclusive alliance deal with Waymo to explore driverless mobility services in France and Japan

By mmillikin Groupe Renault, Nissan Motor Co., and Waymo have entered into an exclusive agreement for an initial period to explore all aspects of driverless mobility services for passengers and deliveries in France and Japan. The agreement is designed to bring together the strengths of each party and expand expertise by assessing market opportunities, working…

AWEA statement on tax extenders package for wind PTCs

By Michelle Froese H.R. 3301 may extend the wind PTC deadline to 2020. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has issued a statement in response to the House Ways and Means Committee’s introduction of H.R. 3301, a tax extenders package that would prolong expired tax credits or credits expiring in 2019. The proposed package would…

US PTC extension bill introduced

Developers of US wind farms may be able to claim federal relief for another year if congress passes a new tax extension package. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

Reworked bill to limit wind energy advances #NC

By National Wind Watch RALEIGH – A new version of legislation spelling out restrictions on wind energy projects passed the Senate this week, but backers in both chambers say to expect yet another rewrite soon. Wayne County Republican and House Majority Leader Rep. John Bell, whose Greene, Johnston and Wayne County district includes Seymour Johnson…

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