29 May '15, 9am

Lawmaker Seeks to Extend the Investment Tax Credit

Lawmaker Seeks to Extend the Investment Tax Credit

A California lawmaker has introduced a bill that would extend a key federal tax credit for solar and wind energy systems until 2021, five years later than its scheduled expiration for residential systems. UtilityDive reports that Representative Mike Thompson, a Democrat, called the investment tax credits (ITC) essential to the growth of the U.S. solar market. "The ITC is one of the most important tools we have that supports the deployment of solar energy in the United States," Thompson said in a written statement. "Since 2006, when the residential and commercial ITCs first took effect, employment in the U.S. solar industry has grown to 175,000 jobs at more than 8,000 solar companies. It has a proven track record of success and it's important that we extend it." In addition to solar and wind equipment, the credit also applies to fuel cells and ground-source heat pump Home h...

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