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Congress Passes A 5,593 Page Spending Bill. What’s In It For Clean Tech?

On Dec 23, 2020
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Congress passed a 5,593 page funding bill that includes money for renewable energy and other clean tech initiatives. Here's some of what's inside those pages.

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Congress Passes A 5,593 Page Spending Bill. What’s In It For Clean Tech?

Congress Passes A 5,593 Page Spending Bill. What’s In It For Clean Tech?

Congress passed a 5,593 page funding bill that includes money for renewable energy and other clean tech initiatives. Here's some of what's inside those pages.

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Solar, Wind Tax Credit Extensions and Energy R&D Package in Spending Bill Before Congress

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Last-minute tax credit extenders package in US does little for renewable energy

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Climate change, sustainability and environmental policy.

Turning the virus into a virtue — for the planet

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COVID-19 raises legal, other renewables issues; stimulus neglects clean energy

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Lawyers from major international law firm Eversheds Sutherland on Wednesday pointed to a multitude of needed changes in global clean energy contracting, power purchase agreements, force ...

Renewable energy in Germany

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New York State’s best solar incentives

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