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Sample records for reduction technology tax

  1. Tax barriers to solar central receiver generation technology

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Jenkins, A.F.; Reilly, H.E.

    1994-12-31

    Tax loads and required revenues are estimated for current and future solar central receiver and gas-fired plants competing in the same market. An economic measure of tax equity is used to evaluate the equity of the tax loads under past and present tax codes. The same measure is used to devise a tax strategy which produces the following two types of equitable taxation: (1) the two plants carry nearly equal tax loads, and (2) local, state and federal governments receive the same distribution of revenues from the solar plant as from the gas-fired plant `Me results show that central receivers (and likely other capital-intensive technologies) carry higher tax loads compared to competing gasfired generation, that tax loads are highly correlated with competitiveness, and that equitable taxation is feasible within the boundaries of the study.

  2. Vehicle Technologies Office: National Idling Reduction Network...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    National Idling Reduction Network News Archives Vehicle Technologies Office: National Idling Reduction Network News Archives The National Idling Reduction Network brings together ...

  3. Achieving CO2 reductions in Colombia: Effects of carbon taxes and abatement targets

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    Calderón, Silvia; Alvarez, Andres Camilo; Loboguerrero, Ana Maria; Arango, Santiago; Calvin, Katherine; Kober, Tom; Daenzer, Kathryn; Fisher-Vanden, Karen

    2015-06-03

    In this paper we investigate CO2 emission scenarios for Colombia and the effects of implementing carbon taxes and abatement targets on the energy system. By comparing baseline and policy scenario results from two integrated assessment partial equilibrium models TIAM-ECN and GCAM and two general equilibrium models Phoenix and MEG4C, we provide an indication of future developments and dynamics in the Colombian energy system. Currently, the carbon intensity of the energy system in Colombia is low compared to other countries in Latin America. However, this trend may change given the projected rapid growth of the economy and the potential increase in the use of carbon-based technologies. Climate policy in Colombia is under development and has yet to consider economic instruments such as taxes and abatement targets. This paper shows how taxes or abatement targets can achieve significant CO2 reductions in Colombia. Though abatement may be achieved through different pathways, taxes and targets promote the entry of cleaner energy sources into the market and reduce final energy demand through energy efficiency improvements and other demand-side responses. The electric power sector plays an important role in achieving CO2 emission reductions in Colombia, through the increase of hydropower, the introduction of wind technologies, and the deployment of biomass, coal and natural gas with CO2 capture and storage (CCS). Uncertainty over the prevailing mitigation pathway reinforces the importance of climate policy to guide sectors toward low-carbon technologies. This paper also assesses the economy-wide implications of mitigation policies such as potential losses in GDP and consumption. As a result, an assessment of the legal, institutional, social and environmental barriers to economy-wide mitigation policies is critical yet beyond the scope of this paper.

  4. Achieving CO2 reductions in Colombia: Effects of carbon taxes and abatement targets

    DOE PAGES-Beta [OSTI]

    Calderón, Silvia; Alvarez, Andres Camilo; Loboguerrero, Ana Maria; Arango, Santiago; Calvin, Katherine; Kober, Tom; Daenzer, Kathryn; Fisher-Vanden, Karen

    2015-06-03

    In this paper we investigate CO2 emission scenarios for Colombia and the effects of implementing carbon taxes and abatement targets on the energy system. By comparing baseline and policy scenario results from two integrated assessment partial equilibrium models TIAM-ECN and GCAM and two general equilibrium models Phoenix and MEG4C, we provide an indication of future developments and dynamics in the Colombian energy system. Currently, the carbon intensity of the energy system in Colombia is low compared to other countries in Latin America. However, this trend may change given the projected rapid growth of the economy and the potential increase inmore » the use of carbon-based technologies. Climate policy in Colombia is under development and has yet to consider economic instruments such as taxes and abatement targets. This paper shows how taxes or abatement targets can achieve significant CO2 reductions in Colombia. Though abatement may be achieved through different pathways, taxes and targets promote the entry of cleaner energy sources into the market and reduce final energy demand through energy efficiency improvements and other demand-side responses. The electric power sector plays an important role in achieving CO2 emission reductions in Colombia, through the increase of hydropower, the introduction of wind technologies, and the deployment of biomass, coal and natural gas with CO2 capture and storage (CCS). Uncertainty over the prevailing mitigation pathway reinforces the importance of climate policy to guide sectors toward low-carbon technologies. This paper also assesses the economy-wide implications of mitigation policies such as potential losses in GDP and consumption. As a result, an assessment of the legal, institutional, social and environmental barriers to economy-wide mitigation policies is critical yet beyond the scope of this paper.« less

  5. Vehicle Technologies Office: Parasitic Loss Reduction Research...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    ... Vehicles Home About the Vehicle Technologies Office Plug-in Electric Vehicles & Batteries Fuel Efficiency & Emissions Combustion Engines Fuel Effects on Combustion Idle Reduction ...

  6. SCR Technologies for NOx Reduction | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Technologies for NOx Reduction SCR Technologies for NOx Reduction 2005 Diesel Engine Emissions Reduction (DEER) Conference Presentations and Posters 2005deerhesser.pdf (730.17 ...

  7. Utah Clean Cities Transportation Sector Petroleum Reduction Technologi...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    More Documents & Publications Utah Clean Cities Transportation Sector Petroleum Reduction Technologies Program Utah Clean Cities Transportation Sector Petroleum Reduction ...

  8. Demonstrated Petroleum Reduction Using Oil Bypass Filter Technology...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Demonstrated Petroleum Reduction Using Oil Bypass Filter Technology on Heavy and Light Vehicles Demonstrated Petroleum Reduction Using Oil Bypass Filter Technology on Heavy and ...

  9. Institute a modest carbon tax to reduce carbon emissions, finance clean energy technology development, cut taxes, and reduce the deficit

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Muro, Mark; Rothwell, Jonathan

    2012-11-15

    The nation should institute a modest carbon tax in order to help clean up the economy and stabilize the nation’s finances. Specifically, Congress and the president should implement a $20 per ton, steadily increasing carbon excise fee that would discourage carbon dioxide emissions while shifting taxation onto pollution, financing energy efficiency (EE) and clean technology development, and providing opportunities to cut taxes or reduce the deficit. The net effect of these policies would be to curb harmful carbon emissions, improve the nation’s balance sheet, and stimulate job-creation and economic renewal.

  10. Impact of the proposed energy tax on nuclear electric generating technologies

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    Edmunds, T.A.; Lamont, A.D.; Pasternak, A.D.; Rousseau, W.F.; Walter, C.E.

    1993-05-01

    The President`s new economic initiatives include an energy tax that will affect the costs of power from most electric generating technologies. The tax on nuclear power could be applied in a number of different ways at several different points in the fuel cycle. These different approaches could have different effects on the generation costs and benefits of advanced reactors. The Office of Nuclear Energy has developed models for assessing the costs and benefits of advanced reactor cycles which must be updated to take into account the impacts of the proposed tax. This report has been prepared to assess the spectrum of impacts of the energy tax on nuclear power and can be used in updating the Office`s economic models. This study was conducted in the following steps. First, the most authoritative statement of the proposed tax available at this time was obtained. Then the impacts of the proposed tax on the costs of nuclear and fossil fueled generation were compared. Finally several other possible approaches to taxing nuclear energy were evaluated. The cost impact on several advanced nuclear technologies and a current light water technology were computed. Finally, the rationale for the energy tax as applied to various electric generating methods was examined.

  11. Taxes, Permits, and the Adoption of Abatement Technology under...

    Open Energy Information (Open El) [EERE & EIA]

    adoption. However, in terms of welfare, the ranking of the instruments is not so straightforward: taxes may induce lower emissions damages, while TEPs induce lower abatement,...

  12. Integrated diesel engine NOx reduction technology development

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Hoelzer, J.; Zhu, J.; Savonen, C.L.; Kharas, K.C.C.; Bailey, O.H.; Miller, M.; Vuichard, J.

    1997-12-31

    The effectiveness of catalyst performance is a function of the inlet exhaust gas temperature, gas flow rate, concentration of NO{sub x} and oxygen, and reductant quantity and species. Given this interrelationship, it becomes immediately clear that an integrated development approach is necessary. Such an approach is taken in this project. As such, the system development path is directed by an engine-catalyst engineering team. Of the tools at the engine engineer`s disposal the real-time aspects of computer assisted subsystem modeling is valuable. It will continue to be the case as ever more subtle improvements are needed to meet competitive performance, durability, and emission challenges. A review of recent prototype engines has shown that considerable improvements to base diesel engine technology are being made. For example, HSDI NO{sub x} has been reduced by a factor of two within the past ten years. However, additional substantial NO{sub x}/PM reduction is still required for the future. A viable lean NO{sub x} catalyst would be an attractive solution to this end. The results of recent high and low temperature catalyst developments were presented. High temperature base metal catalysts have been formulated to produce very good conversion efficiency and good thermal stability, albeit at temperatures near the upper range of diesel engine operation. Low temperature noble metal catalysts have been developed to provide performance of promising 4-way control but need increased NO{sub x} reduction efficiency.

  13. Vehicle Technologies Office: Idle Reduction | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Fuel Efficiency & Emissions » Vehicle Technologies Office: Idle Reduction Vehicle Technologies Office: Idle Reduction Idle reduction, or limiting the amount of time that vehicles idle unnecessarily, can be a key strategy for increasing fuel efficiency and reducing petroleum use. The Vehicle Technologies Office supports research on idle reduction and provides a variety of technical resources to help fleets and individuals reduce idling. Research and Development As part of its broader efforts

  14. Vehicle Technologies Office: Parasitic Loss Reduction Research...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Current areas of focus for the parasitic loss reduction activity include: Aerodynamic drag reduction research, to characterize and respond to energy losses caused by wind and ...

  15. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Generation Technologies Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned...

  16. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Other Distributed Generation Technologies Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility:...

  17. Heavy Truck Friction & Wear Reduction Technologies

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    2009 DOE Hydrogen Program and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting, May 18-22, 2009 -- Washington D.C.

  18. Vehicle Technologies Office: Parasitic Loss Reduction Research and

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Development (R&D) | Department of Energy Fuel Efficiency & Emissions » Vehicle Technologies Office: Parasitic Loss Reduction Research and Development (R&D) Vehicle Technologies Office: Parasitic Loss Reduction Research and Development (R&D) Non-engine losses such as wind resistance and drag, braking, and rolling resistance can account for up to a 45% decrease in efficiency for heavy-duty vehicles. The Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) supports research and development

  19. Impact of tax incentives on the commercialization of solar thermal electric technologies. Volume II. Federal revenue considerations

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Bos, P.B.; Morris, G.P.

    1985-11-01

    The purpose of this study was to quantify the impact of the Solar Thermal Central Receiver (STCR) tax incentives and commercialization on the federal treasury revenues. The initial STCR market penetration was assumed to take place in California, because of favorable local conditions. The initial financing was assumed to be underwritten by intermediary partnerships under long-term avoided cost contracts with the local utility companies with subsequent sale of the plants to utilities at competitive prices. To estimate the impacts of these various tax incentives associated with the commercialization of the STCR technology, the tax revenues and costs for the STCR plants were compared with the tax revenues and costs for the displaced conventional power plants. This differential analysis takes into account the different operating expenses, as well as the different depreciation charges, financing costs, and tax credits associated with STCR and conventional plants. The study also evaluated the impact of both the previous (1983) and current (1984) proposed federal energy tax credits. The resulting total annual tax cash flows were subsequently cumulated to determine the aggregate tax revenues and costs throughout the 1985 to 2034 time period. The results of this analysis indicate that the initial federal tax revenues are negative. With increasing market penetration, the installed costs of the STCR plants decrease rapidly and the net present values of the tax revenue cash flows associated with plants constructed after 1995 are positive, and become significantly larger than those for the corresponding displaced conventional plants.

  20. Vehicle Technologies Office: National Idling Reduction Network News

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Archives | Department of Energy Archives Vehicle Technologies Office: National Idling Reduction Network News Archives The National Idling Reduction Network brings together trucking and transit companies; railroads; ports; equipment manufacturers; Federal, state, and local government agencies (including regulators); nonprofit organizations; and national research laboratories to identify consistent, workable solutions to heavy-vehicle idling for the entire United States. Read the latest issue

  1. Vehicle Technologies Office: National Idling Reduction Network News |

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Department of Energy Vehicle Technologies Office: National Idling Reduction Network News The National Idling Reduction Network brings together trucking and transit companies; railroads; ports; equipment manufacturers; Federal, state, and local government agencies (including regulators); nonprofit organizations; and national research laboratories to identify consistent, workable solutions to vehicle idling for the entire United States. Below is the most recent issue; the archives are

  2. Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2015: Engine Friction Reduction Technologies

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Presentation given by Argonne National Laboratory at 2015 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and vehicle technologies office annual merit review and peer evaluation meeting about engine friction...

  3. Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2014: Engine Friction Reduction Technologies

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Presentation given by Argonne National Laboratory at 2014 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Office Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting about engine friction...

  4. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Yes; specific technologies not identified Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy and Energy Conservation Patent Income Tax Deduction...

  5. Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2016: Engine Friction Reduction Technologies

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Presentation given by Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) at the 2016 DOE Vehicle Technologies Office and Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting about Fuel ...

  6. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Ocean Thermal Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Net Metering Eligible Technologies... Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Local Government,...

  7. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Residential Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Biogas, Solar, and Wind Energy Equipment Exemption Eligible Technologies Eligibility: Commercial,...

  8. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Agricultural Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Net Metering Eligible Technologies Eligibility: Commercial, Local Government, Nonprofit, Residential,...

  9. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Photovoltaics Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Net Metering Eligible Technologies Eligibility: Commercial, Local Government, Nonprofit, Residential,...

  10. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Yes; specific technologies not identified Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Public Benefits Programs Although Pennsylvania's December 1996...

  11. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Federal Government Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Net Metering Eligible Technologies Eligibility: Commercial, Local Government, Nonprofit,...

  12. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    State Government Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Net Metering Eligible Technologies Eligibility: Commercial, Local Government, Nonprofit,...

  13. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility, Retail...

  14. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Building Insulation Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned...

  15. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Dehumidifiers Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility,...

  16. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewables Portfolio Standard Eligible Technologies: Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility, Local Government,...

  17. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Anaerobic Digestion Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Net Metering Eligible Technologies Eligibility: Commercial, Local Government, Nonprofit,...

  18. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Municipal Solid Waste Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Puerto Rico- Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible Technologies Eligibility:...

  19. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Other Distributed Generation Technologies Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Connecticut Clean Energy Fund Connecticut's 1998 electric restructuring...

  20. H. R. 5904: A Bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax relief to utilities installing acid rain reduction equipment, introduced in the House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, Second Session, October 23, 1990

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Not Available

    1990-01-01

    This bill was introduced into the US House of Representatives on October 23, 1990 to control acid rain. This legislation focuses on tax credit for equipment to meet acid rain reduction standards, as well as tax-exempt financing of acid rain control property. In addition, a tax credit is issued for minerals used to reduce the sulfur in coal.

  1. Technology Roadmap for Energy Reduction in Automotive Manufacturing

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    none,

    2008-09-01

    U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Industrial Technologies Program (ITP), in collaboration with the United States Council for Automotive Research LLC (USCAR), hosted a technology roadmap workshop in Troy, Michigan in May 2008. The purpose of the workshop was to explore opportunities for energy reduction, discuss the challenges and barriers that might need to be overcome, and identify priorities for future R&D. The results of the workshop are presented in this report.

  2. Case Study – Idling Reduction Technologies for Emergency Service Vehicles

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    Laughlin, Michael; Owens, Russell J.

    2016-01-01

    This case study explores the use of idle reduction technologies (IRTs) on emergency service vehicles in police, fire, and ambulance applications. Various commercially available IRT systems and approaches can decrease, or ultimately eliminate, engine idling. Fleets will thus save money on fuel, and will also decrease their criteria pollutant emissions, greenhouse gas emissions, and noise.

  3. Power Tower Technology Roadmap and cost reduction plan.

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    Mancini, Thomas R.; Gary, Jesse A.; Kolb, Gregory J.; Ho, Clifford Kuofei

    2011-04-01

    Concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies continue to mature and are being deployed worldwide. Power towers will likely play an essential role in the future development of CSP due to their potential to provide dispatchable solar electricity at a low cost. This Power Tower Technology Roadmap has been developed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to describe the current technology, the improvement opportunities that exist for the technology, and the specific activities needed to reach the DOE programmatic target of providing competitively-priced electricity in the intermediate and baseload power markets by 2020. As a first step in developing this roadmap, a Power Tower Roadmap Workshop that included the tower industry, national laboratories, and DOE was held in March 2010. A number of technology improvement opportunities (TIOs) were identified at this workshop and separated into four categories associated with power tower subsystems: solar collector field, solar receiver, thermal energy storage, and power block/balance of plant. In this roadmap, the TIOs associated with power tower technologies are identified along with their respective impacts on the cost of delivered electricity. In addition, development timelines and estimated budgets to achieve cost reduction goals are presented. The roadmap does not present a single path for achieving these goals, but rather provides a process for evaluating a set of options from which DOE and industry can select to accelerate power tower R&D, cost reductions, and commercial deployment.

  4. Center for BioBased Binders and Pollution Reduction Technology

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    Thiel, Jerry

    2013-07-01

    Funding will support the continuation of the Center for Advanced Bio-based Binders and Pollution Reduction Technology Center (CABB) in the development of bio-based polymers and emission reduction technologies for the metal casting industry. Since the formation of the center several new polymers based on agricultural materials have been developed. These new materials have show decreases in hazardous air pollutants, phenol and formaldehyde as much as 50 to 80% respectively. The polymers termed bio-polymers show a great potential to utilize current renewable agricultural resources to replace petroleum based products and reduce our dependence on importing of foreign oil. The agricultural technology has shown drastic reductions in the emission of hazardous air pollutants and volatile organic compounds and requires further development to maintain competitive costs and productivity. The project will also research new and improved inorganic binders that promise to eliminate hazardous emissions from foundry casting operations and allow for the beneficial reuse of the materials and avoiding the burdening of overcrowded landfills.

  5. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Anaerobic Digestion, Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels Renewable Energy Property Tax Exemption North Dakota also offers a property tax reduction for centrally-assessed*...

  6. Technology and U.S. Emissions Reductions Goals: Results of the EMF 24 Modeling Exercise

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    Clarke, Leon E.; Fawcett, Allen; Weyant, John; McFarland, Jim; Chaturvedi, Vaibhav; Zhou, Yuyu

    2014-09-01

    This paper discusses Technology and U.S. Emissions Reductions Goals: Results of the EMF 24 Modeling Exercise

  7. Greenhouse Emission Reductions and Natural Gas Vehicles: A Resource Guide on Technology Options and Project Development

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    Orestes Anastasia; NAncy Checklick; Vivianne Couts; Julie Doherty; Jette Findsen; Laura Gehlin; Josh Radoff

    2002-09-01

    Accurate and verifiable emission reductions are a function of the degree of transparency and stringency of the protocols employed in documenting project- or program-associated emissions reductions. The purpose of this guide is to provide a background for law and policy makers, urban planners, and project developers working with the many Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission reduction programs throughout the world to quantify and/or evaluate the GHG impacts of Natural Gas Vehicle (NGVs). In order to evaluate the GHG benefits and/or penalties of NGV projects, it is necessary to first gain a fundamental understanding of the technology employed and the operating characteristics of these vehicles, especially with regard to the manner in which they compare to similar conventional gasoline or diesel vehicles. Therefore, the first two sections of this paper explain the basic technology and functionality of NGVs, but focus on evaluating the models that are currently on the market with their similar conventional counterparts, including characteristics such as cost, performance, efficiency, environmental attributes, and range. Since the increased use of NGVs, along with Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFVs) in general, represents a public good with many social benefits at the local, national, and global levels, NGVs often receive significant attention in the form of legislative and programmatic support. Some states mandate the use of NGVs, while others provide financial incentives to promote their procurement and use. Furthermore, Federal legislation in the form of tax incentives or procurement requirements can have a significant impact on the NGV market. In order to implement effective legislation or programs, it is vital to have an understanding of the different programs and activities that already exist so that a new project focusing on GHG emission reduction can successfully interact with and build on the experience and lessons learned of those that preceded it. Finally, most programs

  8. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Distributed Generation Technologies Energy Efficient Residential Construction Tax Credit (Corporate) The contractor can take a tax credit for the amount of the eligible...

  9. Corporate Tax Incentives | Open Energy Information

    Open Energy Information (Open El) [EERE & EIA]

    Technologies Active Alternative Fuel Tax Exemption (Idaho) Corporate Exemption Idaho Ethanol Biodiesel No Energy Conversion Facilities Corporate Tax Exemption (Ohio) Corporate...

  10. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Thermal Electric Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility,...

  11. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    DuctAir sealing Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility,...

  12. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Utility Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility, Retail...

  13. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Supplier Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility, Retail...

  14. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Pumps Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility, Retail...

  15. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Washers Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility, Retail...

  16. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    VFDs Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility, Retail...

  17. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    sealing Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility, Retail...

  18. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Freezers Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility, Retail...

  19. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Yes; specific technologies not identified Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Sustainable Development Fund Financing Program (PECO Territory) The SDF...

  20. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Yes; specific technologies not identified Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Sustainable Energy Trust Fund The SETF is financed by a non-bypassable...

  1. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Yes; specific technologies not identified Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Otter Tail Power Company- Dollar Smart Financing Program Otter Tail Power...

  2. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Yes; specific technologies not identified Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Net Metering There is no stated limit on the aggregate capacity of...

  3. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Yes; specific technologies not identified Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Project Financing For the...

  4. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Yes; specific technologies not identified Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Focus on Energy Program Wisconsin Focus on Energy supports statewide...

  5. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Yes; specific technologies not identified Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings AEP (SWEPCO)- Residential Energy Efficiency Programs The South Western...

  6. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Yes; specific technologies not identified Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Societal Benefits Charge During 2011 and 2012 several minor changes were...

  7. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Yes; specific technologies not identified Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation Grants Note: For the Renewable...

  8. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Yes; specific technologies not identified Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Efficiency Maine Trust- Energy Efficiency and Renewable Resource Fund...

  9. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Yes; specific technologies not identified Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Project Financing For the purposes...

  10. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Yes; specific technologies not identified Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Enterprise Energy Fund Loans The New Hampshire Community Loan Fund and...

  11. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Yes; specific technologies not identified Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Energy Efficiency Resource Standard Origin Eligibility: Investor-Owned...

  12. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Yes; specific technologies not identified Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Energy Portfolio Standard The following schedule is currently in effect:...

  13. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Yes; specific technologies not identified Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings AEP (Central and North)- Residential Energy Efficiency Programs The...

  14. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Yes; specific technologies not identified Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Efficiency Maine Trust In 2009, the Act Regarding Maine's Energy Future...

  15. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Yes; specific technologies not identified Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings NorthWestern Energy- Custom Business Efficiency Program The E+ Business...

  16. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Yes; specific technologies not identified Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Great River Energy (28 Member Cooperatives)- Commercial and Industrial...

  17. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Motor VFDs Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility, Retail...

  18. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Local Government Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewables Portfolio Standard Eligible Technologies: Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility, Local...

  19. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Technologies Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Xcel Energy (Electric)- Business Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs Xcel Energy offers its...

  20. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Other Distributed Generation Technologies Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction The federal Energy Policy Act of 2005 established a tax deduction for...

  1. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    using Renewable Fuels, Other Distributed Generation Technologies Renewable Energy Systems Property Tax Exemption The renewable energy property tax exemption cannot be claimed if...

  2. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Heat Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility, Retail...

  3. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Generation Technologies, Microturbines Clean Energy Production Tax Credit (Corporate) NOTE: The tax credit expired at the end of 2015. This summary here is for informational...

  4. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Other Distributed Generation Technologies Clean Energy Production Tax Credit (Corporate) NOTE: The tax credit expired at the end of 2015. This summary here is for informational...

  5. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Ceiling Fan Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility, Retail...

  6. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Windows Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility, Retail...

  7. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Technologies Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction The federal Energy Policy Act of 2005 established a tax deduction for energy-efficient commercial buildings...

  8. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Chillers Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility, Retail...

  9. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Heat Pumps Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility, Retail...

  10. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Dishwasher Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility, Retail...

  11. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    ControlsSensors Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned...

  12. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Air conditioners Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility,...

  13. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Lighting Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility, Retail...

  14. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Fuel Cells using Non-Renewable Fuels Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewables Portfolio Standard Eligible Technologies: Eligibility:...

  15. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Fuels Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility, Retail...

  16. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Sensors Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility, Retail...

  17. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Municipal Solid Waste Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewables Portfolio Standard Eligible Technologies: Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility,...

  18. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Clothes Washers Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility,...

  19. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Lighting ControlsSensors Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned...

  20. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewables Portfolio Standard Eligible Technologies: Eligibility: Investor-Owned...

  1. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    RefrigeratorsFreezers Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Eligible technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned...

  2. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Municipal Utilities Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Portfolio Standard Eligible Technologies Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility, Local...

  3. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Distributed Generation Technologies Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Renewable Energy Property Nebraska allows for a refund of the sales and use taxes paid for a renewable energy...

  4. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Other Distributed Generation Technologies Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Net Metering NOTE: In Feb 2014, the PUC proposed changes to the State's...

  5. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Other Distributed Generation Technologies Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Commonwealth's Energy Leasing Program The funds can be used to finance...

  6. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Other Distributed Generation Technologies Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation Grants Note: For the Renewable...

  7. Locomotive Emission and Engine Idle Reduction Technology Demonstration Project

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    John R. Archer

    2005-03-14

    In response to a United States Department of Energy (DOE) solicitation, the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA), in partnership with CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT), submitted a proposal to DOE to support the demonstration of Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) technology on fifty-six CSXT locomotives. The project purpose was to demonstrate the idle fuel savings, the Nitrous Oxide (NOX) emissions reduction and the noise reduction capabilities of the APU. Fifty-six CSXT Baltimore Division locomotives were equipped with APUs, Engine Run Managers (ERM) and communications equipment to permit GPS tracking and data collection from the locomotives. Throughout the report there is mention of the percent time spent in the State of Maryland. The fifty-six locomotives spent most of their time inside the borders of Maryland and some spent all their time inside the state borders. Usually when a locomotive traveled beyond the Maryland State border it was into an adjoining state. They were divided into four groups according to assignment: (1) Power Unit/Switcher Mate units, (2) Remote Control units, (3) SD50 Pusher units and (4) Other units. The primary data of interest were idle data plus the status of the locomotive--stationary or moving. Also collected were main engine off, idling or working. Idle data were collected by county location, by locomotive status (stationary or moving) and type of idle (Idle 1, main engine idling, APU off; Idle 2, main engine off, APU on; Idle 3, main engine off, APU off; Idle 4, main engine idle, APU on). Desirable main engine idle states are main engine off and APU off or main engine off and APU on. Measuring the time the main engine spends in these desirable states versus the total time it could spend in an engine idling state allows the calculation of Percent Idle Management Effectiveness (%IME). IME is the result of the operation of the APU plus the implementation of CSXT's Warm Weather Shutdown Policy. It is difficult to separate the two. The units

  8. Fact #916: March 14, 2016 Fuel Savings/Emissions Reduction was the Top Reason Cited by Truck Fleet Management for Adopting Idle Reduction Technologies- Dataset

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Excel file and dataset for Fuel Savings/Emissions Reduction was the Top Reason Cited by Truck Fleet Management for Adopting Idle Reduction Technologies

  9. Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2014: Friction Reduction...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    More Documents & Publications Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2014: Can hard coatings and lubricant anti-wear additives work together? An integrated surface technology for...

  10. Building Technologies Program: Tax Deduction Qualified Software- DOE-2.2 version 47d

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    On this page you'll find information about the DOE-2.2 version 47d qualified computer software, which calculates energy and power cost savings that meet federal tax incentive requirements for commercial buildings.

  11. Payroll, Taxes

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Payroll, Taxes Payroll, Taxes Payroll processing, payroll direct deposit, tax information and related forms. Contact Payroll (505) 667-4594 Email Payroll, Craft (505) 665-3982...

  12. Degradation Mechanisms of Urea Selective Catalytic Reduction Technology

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    2011 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program, and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation

  13. Degradation Mechanisms of Urea Selective Catalytic Reduction Technology

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    2012 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting

  14. Utah Clean Cities Transportation Sector Petroleum Reduction Technologies Program

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    2011 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program, and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation

  15. Utah Clean Cities Transportation Sector Petroleum Reduction Technologi...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    2 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting PDF icon arravt043tierickson2012o

  16. Degradation Mechanisms of Urea Selective Catalytic Reduction Technology

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    2009 DOE Hydrogen Program and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting, May 18-22, 2009 -- Washington D.C.

  17. Degradation Mechanisms of Urea Selective Catalytic Reduction Technology

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    2010 DOE Vehicle Technologies and Hydrogen Programs Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting, June 7-11, 2010 -- Washington D.C.

  18. An integrated surface technology for friction reduction in vehicles

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    2009 DOE Hydrogen Program and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting, May 18-22, 2009 -- Washington D.C.

  19. Utah Clean Cities Transportation Sector Petroleum Reduction Technologi...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    1 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program, and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation PDF icon arravt043tierickson2011p

  20. Utah Clean Cities Transportation Sector Petroleum Reduction Technologies Program

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    2010 DOE Vehicle Technologies and Hydrogen Programs Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting, June 7-11, 2010 -- Washington D.C.

  1. DEVELOPMENT OF ELECTROCHEMICAL REDUCTION TECHNOLOGY FOR SPENT OXIDE FUELS

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    Hur, Jin-Mok; Seo, Chung-Seok; Kim, Ik-Soo; Hong, Sun-Seok; Kang, Dae-Seung; Park, Seong-Won

    2003-02-27

    The Advanced Spent Fuel Conditioning Process (ACP) has been under development at Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) since 1997. The concept is to convert spent oxide fuel into metallic form and to remove high heat-load fission products such as Cs and Sr from the spent fuel. The heat power, volume, and radioactivity of spent fuel can decrease by a factor of a quarter via this process. For the realization of ACP, a concept of electrochemical reduction of spent oxide fuel in Li2O-LiCl molten salt was proposed and several cold tests using fresh uranium oxides have been carried out. In this new electrochemical reduction process, electrolysis of Li2O and reduction of uranium oxide are taking place simultaneously at the cathode part of electrolysis cell. The conversion of uranium oxide to uranium metal can reach more than 99% ensuring the feasibility of this process.

  2. Energy Saving Melting and Revert Reduction Technology: Improved...

    Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

    Process to Preserve the Life of the Inserts The goal of this project was to study the combined effects of die design, ... This new technology was predicted to result in an average ...

  3. Utah Clean Cities Transportation Sector Petroleum Reduction Technologies

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Program | Department of Energy 2 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting arravt043_ti_erickson_2012_o.pdf (1.03 MB

  4. Technology Evaluation for Conditioning of Hanford Tank Waste Using Solids Segregation and Size Reduction

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    Restivo, Michael L.; Stone, M. E.; Herman, D. T.; Lambert, Daniel P.; Duignan, Mark R.; Smith, Gary L.; Wells, Beric E.; Lumetta, Gregg J.; Enderlin, Carl W.; Adkins, Harold E.

    2014-04-24

    The Savannah River National Laboratory and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory team performed a literature search on current and proposed technologies for solids segregation and size reduction of particles in the slurry feed from the Hanford Tank Farm. The team also investigated technology research performed on waste tank slurries, both real and simulated, and reviewed academic theory applicable to solids segregation and size reduction. This review included text book applications and theory, commercial applications suitable for a nuclear environment, research of commercial technologies suitable for a nuclear environment, and those technologies installed in a nuclear environment, including technologies implemented at Department of Energy facilities. Information on each technology is provided in this report along with the advantages and disadvantages of the technologies for this application. Any technology selected would require testing to verify the ability to meet the High-Level Waste Feed Waste Acceptance Criteria to the Hanford Tank Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant Pretreatment Facility.

  5. Reduction of Nitrogen Oxide Emissions for lean Burn Engine Technology

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    McGill, R.N.

    1998-08-04

    Lean-burn engines offer the potential for significant fuel economy improvements in cars and trucks, perhaps the next great breakthrough in automotive technology that will enable greater savings in imported petroleum. The development of lean-burn engines, however, has been an elusive goal among automakers because of the emissions challenges associated with lead-burn engine technology. Presently, cars operate with sophisticated emissions control systems that require the engine's air-fuel ratio to be carefully controlled around the stoichiometric point (chemically correct mixture). Catalysts in these systems are called "three-way" catalysts because they can reduce hydrocarbon, carbon monoxide, and nitrogen oxide emissions simultaneously, but only because of the tight control of the air-fuel ratio. The purpose of this cooperative effort is to develop advanced catalyst systems, materials, and necessary engine control algorithms for reducing NOX emissions in oxygen-rich automotive exhaust (as with lean-burn engine technology) to meet current and near-future mandated Clean Air Act standards. These developments will represent a breakthrough in both emission control technology and automobile efficiency. The total project is a joint effort among five national laboratories, together with US CAR. The role of Lockheed-Martin Energy Systems in the total project is two fold: characterization of catalyst performance through laboratory evaluations from bench-scale flow reactor tests to engine laboratory tests of full-scale prototype catalysts, and microstructural characterization of catalyst material before and after test stand and/or engine testing.

  6. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    technologies not identified, Wind (Small), Anaerobic Digestion Property Tax Abatement for Production and Manufacturing Facilities Qualifying renewable energy manufacturing...

  7. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels, Other Distributed Generation Technologies Energy Conversion and Thermal Efficiency Sales Tax Exemption Qualifying energy conversion...

  8. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Heat & Power, Wind (Small), Hydroelectric (Small), Other Distributed Generation Technologies Renewable Energy Systems Tax Credit (Corporate) Residential Systems:......

  9. Load Reduction, Demand Response and Energy Efficient Technologies and Strategies

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    Boyd, Paul A.; Parker, Graham B.; Hatley, Darrel D.

    2008-11-19

    The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) was tasked by the DOE Office of Electricity (OE) to recommend load reduction and grid integration strategies, and identify additional demand response (energy efficiency/conservation opportunities) and strategies at the Forest City Housing (FCH) redevelopment at Pearl Harbor and the Marine Corps Base Hawaii (MCBH) at Kaneohe Bay. The goal was to provide FCH staff a path forward to manage their electricity load and thus reduce costs at these FCH family housing developments. The initial focus of the work was at the MCBH given the MCBH has a demand-ratchet tariff, relatively high demand (~18 MW) and a commensurate high blended electricity rate (26 cents/kWh). The peak demand for MCBH occurs in July-August. And, on average, family housing at MCBH contributes ~36% to the MCBH total energy consumption. Thus, a significant load reduction in family housing can have a considerable impact on the overall site load. Based on a site visit to the MCBH and meetings with MCBH installation, FCH, and Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO) staff, recommended actions (including a "smart grid" recommendation) that can be undertaken by FCH to manage and reduce peak-demand in family housing are made. Recommendations are also made to reduce overall energy consumption, and thus reduce demand in FCH family housing.

  10. TECHNOLOGY EVALUATION FOR CONDITIONING OF HANFORD TANK WASTE USING SOLIDS SEGREGATION AND SIZE REDUCTION

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    Restivo, M.; Stone, M.; Herman, D.; Lambert, D.; Duignan, M.; SMITH, G.; WELLS, B.; LUMETTA, G.; ENDRELIN, C.; ADKINS, H.

    2014-04-15

    The Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) team performed a literature search on current and proposed technologies for solids segregation and size reduction of particles in the slurry feed from the Hanford Tank Farm (HTF). The team also investigated technology research performed on waste tank slurries, both real and simulated, and reviewed academic theory applicable to solids segregation and size reduction. This review included text book applications and theory, commercial applications suitable for a nuclear environment, research of commercial technologies suitable for a nuclear environment, and those technologies installed in a nuclear environment, including technologies implemented at Department of Energy (DOE) facilities. Information on each technology is provided in this report along with the advantages and disadvantages of the technologies for this application.

  11. Technology could deliver 90% Hg reduction from coal

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    Maize, K.

    2009-07-15

    Reducing mercury emissions at coal-fired power plants by 90% has been considered the holy grail of mercury control. A new technology promises to get used there, but at a price. This is a mixture of chemical approaches, including activated carbon injection into the gases coming off the combustor along with injection of trona or calcium carbonate to reduce sulfur trioxide in the exhaust gases. The trick according to Babcock and Wilcox's manager Sam Kumar, to 'capture the mercury as a particulate on the carbon and then capture the particulate' in an electrostatic precipitator or a fabric filter baghouse. 2 figs.

  12. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Renewable Energy Property Tax Exemption North Dakota also offers a property tax reduction for centrally-assessed* wind turbines larger than 100 kilowatts (kW). These systems are...

  13. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Tax Exemption North Dakota also offers a property tax reduction for centrally-assessed* wind turbines larger than 100 kilowatts (kW). These systems are not eligible for the...

  14. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Property Tax Exemption North Dakota also offers a property tax reduction for centrally-assessed* wind turbines larger than 100 kilowatts (kW). These systems are not eligible for...

  15. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Fuels Renewable Energy Property Tax Exemption North Dakota also offers a property tax reduction for centrally-assessed* wind turbines larger than 100 kilowatts (kW). These systems...

  16. Deregulation, technology bringing opportunities for power cost reduction

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    Harris, B.; Ennis, P.

    1999-09-01

    Operators in the oil and gas industry have many opportunities to improve their production costs through better management of their mechanical and electrical power equipment. Simple and available equipment such as capacitors can be installed to save money. In California and Canada and soon in other states, decentralized power gives operators the freedom to enter into contracts for electricity services tailored to the needs of the load. These contracts may be less straightforward and involve more risk than in the past. In addition, new opportunities exist and more are coming in the form of distributed power equipment such as microturbines that can be installed and operated at low costs to make many marginal fields economical. For diligent operators, cost savings and new technologies promise to improve profitability and mitigate risk. Part 2 of this 2-part series describes how soon oilfield operators will be able to make better deals for power -- or disconnect from the power grid entirely and install small generating units.

  17. Coolerado Cooler Helps to Save Cooling Energy and Dollars: New Cooling Technology Targets Peak Load Reduction

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    Robichaud, R.

    2007-06-01

    This document is about a new evaporative cooling technology that can deliver cooler supply air temperatures than either direct or indirect evaporative cooling systems, without increasing humidity. The Coolerado Cooler technology can help Federal agencies reach the energy-use reduction goals of EPAct 2005, particularly in the western United States.

  18. Energy Saving Melting and Revert Reduction Technology (Energy SMARRT): Manufacturing Advanced Engineered Components Using Lost Foam Casting Technology

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    Harry Littleton; John Griffin

    2011-07-31

    This project was a subtask of Energy Saving Melting and Revert Reduction Technology (“Energy SMARRT”) Program. Through this project, technologies, such as computer modeling, pattern quality control, casting quality control and marketing tools, were developed to advance the Lost Foam Casting process application and provide greater energy savings. These technologies have improved (1) production efficiency, (2) mechanical properties, and (3) marketability of lost foam castings. All three reduce energy consumption in the metals casting industry. This report summarizes the work done on all tasks in the period of January 1, 2004 through June 30, 2011. Current (2011) annual energy saving estimates based on commercial introduction in 2011 and a market penetration of 97% by 2020 is 5.02 trillion BTU’s/year and 6.46 trillion BTU’s/year with 100% market penetration by 2023. Along with these energy savings, reduction of scrap and improvement in casting yield will result in a reduction of the environmental emissions associated with the melting and pouring of the metal which will be saved as a result of this technology. The average annual estimate of CO2 reduction per year through 2020 is 0.03 Million Metric Tons of Carbon Equivalent (MM TCE).

  19. Reduction

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Reduction of inward momentum flux by damped eigenmodes P. W. Terry, D. A. Baver, a and ... DE-FG02-89ER53291. The authors acknowledge useful discussions with Bill Nevins. 1 P. W. ...

  20. NOx reduction technology for natural-gas-industry prime movers. Special report, August 1990

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    Castaldini, C.

    1990-08-01

    The applicability, performance, and costs are summarized for state-of-the-art NOx emission controls for prime movers used by the natural gas industry to drive pipeline compressors. Nearly 7700 prime movers of 300 hp or greater are in operation at compressor stations. NOx control technologies for application to reciprocating engines are catalytic reduction, engine modification, exhaust gas recirculation, and pre-stratified charge. Technologies discussed for application to gas turbines are catalytic reduction, water or steam injection, and low-NOx combustors.

  1. Comprehensive Report to Congress Clean Coal Technology Program: Clean power from integrated coal/ore reduction

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    1996-10-01

    This report describes a clean coal program in which an iron making technology is paired with combined cycle power generation to produce 3300 tons per day of hot metal and 195 MWe of electricity. The COREX technology consists of a metal-pyrolyzer connected to a reduction shaft, in which the reducing gas comes directly from coal pyrolysis. The offgas is utilized to fuel a combined cycle power plant.

  2. The Hydrogen Tax Incentive Act of 2008 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    The Hydrogen Tax Incentive Act of 2008 The Hydrogen Tax Incentive Act of 2008 Summary of proposed hydrogen tax credit for bimonthly informational call Dec 17, 2008 nha_h2_tax_credit_summary.pdf (35.53 KB) More Documents & Publications 2008 Fuel Cell Technologies Market Report 2008 Fuel Cell Technologies Market Report Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Activities

  3. NO{sub x} reduction RACT compliance requires careful technology selection

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Heckler, G.B.

    1996-05-01

    After the Clean Air Act Amendments passed in 1990, Title I (Attainment and Maintenance of Ambient Air Quality Standards) and Title IV (Acid Deposition Control) of the Act required power plants to submit and implement compliance plans for NO{sub x} and volatile organic compounds (VOC) emissions, among other pollutants. This legislation affected PECO Energy Co.`s Eddystone Generating Station, requiring the utility to comply with the Act under reasonably available control technology (RACT) rules established by the state of Pennsylvania. After carefully considering alternatives aligned with the RACT rules for Pennsylvania, PECO adopted a compliance strategy and submitted it to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PaDEP) for review and approval. Under the case-by-case RACT proposals, the proposed NO{sub x} reduction technology for Units 3 and 4 was to rehabilitate existing OFA ports which had been bricked over. Each of the four corners of these units was originally constructed with an OFA port located in the boiler side walls. Also under the case-by-case RACT proposals, the proposed NO{sub x} reduction technology for the A, B and C auxiliary boilers was to install low-NO{sub x} burners. Under presumptive RACT proposals, PECO proposed low-NO{sub x} burners with close-coupled OFA (CCOFA) and separated OFA (SOFA) as the proposed NO{sub x}-reduction technology for Units 1 and 2. For the combustion turbines PECO proposed to reduce NO{sub x} by limiting the annual capacity factor to 5 percent or less on a 12-month rolling basis. After considering technological and economic feasibility, the utility proposed no VOC reductions because none of the available VOC reduction technologies fell within RACT guidelines.

  4. Transformative Reduction of Transportation Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Opportunities for Change in Technologies and Systems

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    Vimmerstedt, Laura; Brown, Austin; Newes, Emily; Markel, Tony; Schroeder, Alex; Zhang, Yimin; Chipman, Peter; Johnson, Shawn

    2015-04-30

    The transportation sector is changing, influenced by concurrent, ongoing, dynamic trends that could dramatically affect the future energy landscape, including effects on the potential for greenhouse gas emissions reductions. Battery cost reductions and improved performance coupled with a growing number of electric vehicle model offerings are enabling greater battery electric vehicle market penetration, and advances in fuel cell technology and decreases in hydrogen production costs are leading to initial fuel cell vehicle offerings. Radically more efficient vehicles based on both conventional and new drivetrain technologies reduce greenhouse gas emissions per vehicle-mile. Net impacts also depend on the energy sources used for propulsion, and these are changing with increased use of renewable energy and unconventional fossil fuel resources. Connected and automated vehicles are emerging for personal and freight transportation systems and could increase use of low- or non-emitting technologies and systems; however, the net effects of automation on greenhouse gas emissions are uncertain. The longstanding trend of an annual increase in transportation demand has reversed for personal vehicle miles traveled in recent years, demonstrating the possibility of lower-travel future scenarios. Finally, advanced biofuel pathways have continued to develop, highlighting low-carbon and in some cases carbon-negative fuel pathways. We discuss the potential for transformative reductions in petroleum use and greenhouse gas emissions through these emerging transportation-sector technologies and trends and present a Clean Transportation Sector Initiative scenario for such reductions, which are summarized in Table ES-1.

  5. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Hydroelectric (Small), Anaerobic Digestion, Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels Corporate Property Tax Reduction for NewExpanded Generating Facilities The taxable value varies,...

  6. Educating Consumers: New Content on Diesel Vehicles, Diesel Exhaust Fluid, and Selective Catalytic Reduction Technologies on the AFDC (Presentation)

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    Brodt-Giles, D.

    2008-08-05

    Presentation covers new content available on the Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicle Data Center regarding diesel vehicles, diesel exhaust fluid, and selective catalytic reduction technologies.

  7. Educating Consumers: New Content on Diesel Vehicles, Diesel Exhaust Fluid, and Selective Catalytic Reduction Technologies on the AFDC

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Showcases new content added to the AFDC including: Diesel Vehicles, Diesel Exhaust Fluid, Selective Catalytic Reduction Technologies, and an upcoming Deisel Exhaust Fluid Locator.

  8. Renewable Energy Property Tax Exemption

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    North Dakota also offers a property tax reduction for centrally-assessed* wind turbines larger than 100 kilowatts (kW). These systems are not eligible for the exemption described above.

  9. Technological cost-reduction pathways for attenuator wave energy converters in the marine hydrokinetic environment.

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    Bull, Diana L; Ochs, Margaret Ellen

    2013-09-01

    This report considers and prioritizes the primary potential technical costreduction pathways for offshore wave activated body attenuators designed for ocean resources. This report focuses on technical research and development costreduction pathways related to the device technology rather than environmental monitoring or permitting opportunities. Three sources of information were used to understand current cost drivers and develop a prioritized list of potential costreduction pathways: a literature review of technical work related to attenuators, a reference device compiled from literature sources, and a webinar with each of three industry device developers. Data from these information sources were aggregated and prioritized with respect to the potential impact on the lifetime levelized cost of energy, the potential for progress, the potential for success, and the confidence in success. Results indicate the five most promising costreduction pathways include advanced controls, an optimized structural design, improved power conversion, planned maintenance scheduling, and an optimized device profile.

  10. Penetration and air-emission-reduction benefits of solar technologies in the electric utilities

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    Sutherland, R.J.

    1981-01-01

    The results of a study of four solar energy technologies and the electric utility industry are reported. The purpose of the study was to estimate the penetration by federal region of four solar technologies - wind, biomass, phtovoltaics, and solar thermal - in terms of installed capacity and power generated. The penetration by these technologies occurs at the expense of coal and nuclear power. The displacement of coal plants implies a displacement of their air emissions, such as sulfur dioxide, oxides of nitrogen, and particulate matter. The main conclusion of this study is that solar thermal, photovoltaics, and biomass fail to penetrate significantly by the end of this century in any federal region. Wind energy penetrates the electric utility industry in several regions during the 1990s. Displaced coal and nuclear generation are also estimated by region, as are the corresponding reductions in air emissions. The small-scale penetration by the solar technologies necessarily limits the amount of conventional fuels displaced and the reduction in air emissions. A moderate displacement of sulfur dioxide and the oxides of nitrogen is estimated to occur by the end of this century, and significant lowering of these emissions should occur in the early part of the next century.

  11. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Wind (Small), Hydroelectric (Small), Geothermal Direct-Use, Other Distributed Generation Technologies Sales and Use Tax Credit for Emerging Clean Energy Industry The taxpayer must...

  12. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Photovoltaics, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Geothermal Direct-Use, Other Distributed Generation Technologies Sales and Use Tax Credit for Emerging Clean Energy Industry The taxpayer must...

  13. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    CustomOthers pending approval, Yes; specific technologies not identified, Wind (Small), Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels Renewable Energy Tax Credit (Corporate) Note: Senate Bill...

  14. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Fuels, Other Distributed Generation Technologies Property Tax Exemption for Renewable Energy Systems Beginning in October 2014, commercial and industrial systems (meeting the same...

  15. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Hydroelectric (Small), Geothermal Direct-Use, Other Distributed Generation Technologies Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction The federal Energy Policy Act of 2005...

  16. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Generation Technologies Residential Energy Tax Credit As of January 1, 2011, third-party owned systems are also eligible for credits. Credits may not exceed a resident's...

  17. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Tax Credit Qualifying technologies include solar domestic water heating systems, solar swimming pool and spa heating systems, photovoltaic systems, photovoltaic phones and...

  18. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    (Small), Hydroelectric (Small), Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels, Microturbines Zero-Emission Facilities Production Tax Credit Eligible Technologies Eligibility: Commercial, Local...

  19. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Fuels, Other Distributed Generation Technologies Energy Conversion and Thermal Efficiency Sales Tax Exemption Qualifying energy conversion facilities are those that are used for...

  20. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Digestion, Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels, Other Distributed Generation Technologies Energy Conversion and Thermal Efficiency Sales Tax Exemption Qualifying energy conversion...

  1. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Technologies Local Option- Property Tax Exemption for Renewable Energy Systems Alaska enacted legislation in June 2010 that authorizes municipalities to pass ordinances...

  2. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Property Tax Assessment TDEC defines and certifies facilities based upon production of electricity using clean energy technology for use and consumption off the premises. Clean...

  3. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Beginning in October 2014, commercial and industrial systems (meeting the same technology requirements as above) are also eligible for the property tax exemption. The...

  4. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Fuels, Other Distributed Generation Technologies Business Energy Investment Tax Credit (ITC) Note: IRS Notice 2015-4 included new certification requirements for small wind...

  5. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Pumps, Landfill Gas, Solar Pool Heating, Wind (Small), Geothermal Direct-Use Residential Solar and Wind Energy Systems Tax Credit Qualifying technologies include solar domestic...

  6. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    technologies not identified, Wind (Small), Hydroelectric (Small) Local Option- Property Tax Exemption for Renewable Energy Systems Alaska enacted legislation in June 2010 that...

  7. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Other Distributed Generation Technologies Energy Conservation Improvements Property Tax Exemption Qualifying energy-conservation improvements to homes are exempt from real...

  8. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    EE, Yes; specific technologies not identified, Reflective Roofs Energy Conservation Tax Credits- Competitively-Selected Projects (Corporate) The Oregon Department of Energy...

  9. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Geothermal Direct-Use, Other Distributed Generation Technologies Local Option- Property Tax Exemption for Renewable Energy Systems Alaska enacted legislation in June 2010 that...

  10. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Technologies, Data Center Equipment, Reflective Roofs, LED Lighting Energy Conservation Tax Credits- Competitively-Selected Projects (Corporate) The Oregon Department of Energy...

  11. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    systems (meeting the same technology requirements as above) are also eligible for the property tax exemption. The exemption is available for p... Eligibility: Commercial,...

  12. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Cells using Renewable Fuels, Other Distributed Generation Technologies Qualified Energy Property Tax Exemption for Projects 250 kW or Less Note: According to the Ohio Development...

  13. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Systems Beginning in October 2014, commercial and industrial systems (meeting the same technology requirements as above) are also eligible for the property tax exemption. The...

  14. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Fuels, Landfill Gas, Yes; specific technologies not identified, Wind (Small), Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels Large Scale Renewable Energy Property Tax Abatement...

  15. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Tax Exemption for Renewable Energy Systems Beginning in October 2014, commercial and industrial systems (meeting the same technology requirements as above) are also eligible for...

  16. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Solar and Wind Energy Systems Tax Credit Qualifying technologies include solar domestic water heating systems, solar swimming pool and spa heating systems, photovoltaic systems,...

  17. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Generation Technologies, Microturbines Sales and Use Tax Credit for Emerging Clean Energy Industry The taxpayer must submit an application to the Department of Revenue...

  18. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Wind (All), Daylighting, Wind (Small) Residential Solar and Wind Energy Systems Tax Credit Qualifying technologies include solar domestic water heating systems, solar...

  19. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Wind (Small), Geothermal Direct-Use, Other Distributed Generation Technologies Montgomery County- Residential Energy Conservation Property Tax Credit Note: As originally...

  20. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    specific technologies not identified, Wind (Small), Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels Montgomery County- High Performance Building Property Tax Credit The state of Maryland permits...

  1. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Yes; specific technologies not identified, Wind (Small), Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels Renewable Energy Systems Property Tax Exemption Solar energy devices installed or...

  2. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    CustomOthers pending approval, Yes; specific technologies not identified Renewable Energy Facility Sales and Use Tax Reimbursement To qualify, the project costs associated with...

  3. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    pending approval, Other EE, Yes; specific technologies not identified Tax Deduction for Home Energy Audits and Energy Efficiency Improvements The deduction claimed cannot exceed...

  4. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Property Tax Exemption for Renewable Energy Systems Beginning in October 2014, commercial and industrial systems (meeting the same technology requirements as above) are also...

  5. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels, Other Distributed Generation Technologies Property Tax Exemption for Renewable Energy Systems Beginning in October 2014, commercial and...

  6. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Renewable Fuels, Other Distributed Generation Technologies Qualified Energy Property Tax Exemption for Projects 250 kW or Less Note: According to the Ohio Development Services...

  7. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    using Renewable Fuels, Other Distributed Generation Technologies Local Option- Property Tax Exemption for Renewable Energy Systems Beginning in October 2013, a municipality may...

  8. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Green Energy Property Tax Assessment TDEC defines and certifies facilities based upon production of electricity using clean energy technology for use and consumption off the...

  9. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    owners to borrow money for energy improvement projects which are repaid through their property taxes. A number of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies can be...

  10. Clean coal technology: selective catalytic reduction (SCR) technology for the control of nitrogen oxide emissions from coal-fired boilers

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    2005-05-01

    The report discusses a project carried out under the US Clean Coal Technology (CCT) Demonstration Program which demonstrated selective catalytic reduction (SCR) technology for the control of NOx emissions from high-sulphur coal-fired boilers under typical boilers conditions in the United States. The project was conducted by Southern Company Services, Inc., who served as a co-funder and as the host at Gulf Power Company's Plant Crist. The SCR process consists of injecting ammonia (NH{sub 3}) into boiler flue gas and passing the flue gas through a catalyst bed where the Nox and NH{sub 3} react to form nitrogen and water vapor. The results of the CCTDP project confirmed the applicability of SCR for US coal-fired power plants. In part as a result of the success of this project, a significant number of commercial SCR units have been installed and are operating successfully in the United States. By 2007, the total installed SCR capacity on US coal-fired units will number about 200, representing about 100,000 MWe of electric generating capacity. This report summarizes the status of SCR technology. 21 refs., 3 figs., 2 tabs., 10 photos.

  11. Tax credits stimulate gas drilling without decreasing federal tax revenue: A win-win situation

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    Cline, S.B.

    1995-12-31

    The long-term U.S. natural gas resource base (1300 + TCF) exists. The challenge is the timely conversion of that resource base to proved, deliverable reserves. Tax credits stimulate the transfer of the natural gas resource base to deliverable proved reserves by effective price enhancement and through the discovery, application, and dissemination of technology. Tax incentives act as net price increases to gas producers as long as all companies have roughly the same tax rate and all are able to utilize the credit. Tax incentives can thus be merged with gas price for statistical purposes. This paper demonstrates how the existence of the 29 credits stimulated drilling, increased relatively clean burning gas reserves, resulted in new technological advances and possibly increased federal tax receipts with no upward pressure on gas prices. New tax-stimulus mechanisms are introduced that will help ensure that tax credits both stimulate drilling and increase tax revenue.

  12. Technology Roadmap. Energy Loss Reduction and Recovery in Industrial Energy Systems

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    none,

    2004-11-01

    To help guide R&D decision-making and gain industry insights on the top opportunities for improved energy systems, ITP sponsored the Energy Loss Reduction and Recoveryin Energy Systems Roadmapping Workshopin April 2004 in Baltimore, Maryland. This Technology Roadmapis based largely on the results of the workshop and additional industrial energy studies supported by ITP and EERE. It summarizes industry feedback on the top opportunities for R&D investments in energy systems, and the potential for national impacts on energy use and the environment.

  13. Energy-Saving Melting and Revert Reduction Technology (E-SMARRT): Final Summary Report

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    White, Thornton C

    2014-03-31

    Energy-Saving Melting and Revert Reduction Technology (E-SMARRT) is a balanced portfolio of R&D tasks that address energy-saving opportunities in the metalcasting industry. E-SMARRT was created to: • Improve important capabilities of castings • Reduce carbon footprint of the foundry industry • Develop new job opportunities in manufacturing • Significantly reduce metalcasting process energy consumption and includes R&D in the areas of: • Improvements in Melting Efficiency • Innovative Casting Processes for Yield Improvement/Revert Reduction • Instrumentation and Control Improvement • Material properties for Casting or Tooling Design Improvement The energy savings and process improvements developed under E-SMARRT have been made possible through the unique collaborative structure of the E-SMARRT partnership. The E-SMARRT team consisted of DOE’s Office of Industrial Technology, the three leading metalcasting technical associations in the U.S: the American Foundry Society; the North American Die Casting Association; and the Steel Founders’ Society of America; and SCRA Applied R&D, doing business as the Advanced Technology Institute (ATI), a recognized leader in distributed technology management. This team provided collaborative leadership to a complex industry composed of approximately 2,000 companies, 80% of which employ less than 100 people, and only 4% of which employ more than 250 people. Without collaboration, these new processes and technologies that enable energy efficiencies and environment-friendly improvements would have been slow to develop and had trouble obtaining a broad application. The E-SMARRT R&D tasks featured low-threshold energy efficiency improvements that are attractive to the domestic industry because they do not require major capital investment. The results of this portfolio of projects are significantly reducing metalcasting process energy consumption while improving the important capabilities of metalcastings. Through June

  14. Large Wind Property Tax Reduction

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Currently, all centrally-assessed wind turbines with a capacity of 100 kW or greater that are constructed after June 30, 2006, and before January 1, 2015, are valued at 1.5% of their assessed...

  15. Energy Saving Melting and Revert Reduction Technology (E-SMARRT): Design Support for Tooling Optimization

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    Wang, Dongtao

    2011-09-23

    High pressure die casting is an intrinsically efficient net shape process and improvements in energy efficiency are strongly dependent on design and process improvements that reduce scrap rates so that more of the total consumed energy goes into acceptable, usable castings. Computer simulation has become widely used within the industry but use is not universal. Further, many key design decisions must be made before the simulation can be run and expense in terms of money and time often limits the number of decision iterations that can be explored. This work continues several years of work creating simple, very fast, design tools that can assist with the early stage design decisions so that the benefits of simulation can be maximized and, more importantly, so that the chances of first shot success are maximized. First shot success and better running processes contributes to less scrap and significantly better energy utilization by the process. This new technology was predicted to result in an average energy savings of 1.83 trillion BTUs/year over a 10 year period. Current (2011) annual energy saving estimates over a ten year period, based on commercial introduction in 2012, a market penetration of 30% by 2015 is 1.89 trillion BTUs/year by 2022. Along with these energy savings, reduction of scrap and improvement in yield will result in a reduction of the environmental emissions associated with the melting and pouring of the metal which will be saved as a result of this technology. The average annual estimate of CO2 reduction per year through 2022 is 0.037 Million Metric Tons of Carbon Equivalent (MM TCE).

  16. Tax Incentives

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    tax credits for each kilowatt-hour (kWh) of electricity generated by the facility power projects are eligible to receive 2.3 cents per kWh for the produc - tion of electricity ...

  17. Demonstrated Petroleum Reduction Using Oil Bypass Filter Technology on Heavy and Light Vehicles

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    2004 Diesel Engine Emissions Reduction (DEER) Conference Presentation: Idaho National Engineering and Enviroonmental Laboratory

  18. Carbon Taxes: A Review of Experience and Policy Design Considerations

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Sumner, J.; Bird, L.; Smith, H.

    2009-12-01

    State and local governments in the United States are evaluating a wide range of policies to reduce carbon emissions, including, in some instances, carbon taxes, which have existed internationally for nearly 20 years. This report reviews existing carbon tax policies both internationally and in the United States. It also analyzes carbon policy design and effectiveness. Design considerations include which sectors to tax, where to set the tax rate, how to use tax revenues, what the impact will be on consumers, and how to ensure emissions reduction goals are achieved. Emission reductions that are due to carbon taxes can be difficult to measure, though some jurisdictions have quantified reductions in overall emissions and other jurisdictions have examined impacts that are due to programs funded by carbon tax revenues.

  19. Carbon Taxes. A Review of Experience and Policy Design Considerations

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    Sumner, Jenny; Bird, Lori; Smith, Hillary

    2009-12-01

    State and local governments in the United States are evaluating a wide range of policies to reduce carbon emissions, including, in some instances, carbon taxes, which have existed internationally for nearly 20 years. This report reviews existing carbon tax policies both internationally and in the United States. It also analyzes carbon policy design and effectiveness. Design considerations include which sectors to tax, where to set the tax rate, how to use tax revenues, what the impact will be on consumers, and how to ensure emissions reduction goals are achieved. Emission reductions that are due to carbon taxes can be difficult to measure, though some jurisdictions have quantified reductions in overall emissions and other jurisdictions have examined impacts that are due to programs funded by carbon tax revenues.

  20. Motor Fuel Excise Taxes

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    2015-09-01

    A new report from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) explores the role of alternative fuels and energy efficient vehicles in motor fuel taxes. Throughout the United States, it is common practice for federal, state, and local governments to tax motor fuels on a per gallon basis to fund construction and maintenance of our transportation infrastructure. In recent years, however, expenses have outpaced revenues creating substantial funding shortfalls that have required supplemental funding sources. While rising infrastructure costs and the decreasing purchasing power of the gas tax are significant factors contributing to the shortfall, the increased use of alternative fuels and more stringent fuel economy standards are also exacerbating revenue shortfalls. The current dynamic places vehicle efficiency and petroleum use reduction polices at direct odds with policies promoting robust transportation infrastructure. Understanding the energy, transportation, and environmental tradeoffs of motor fuel tax policies can be complicated, but recent experiences at the state level are helping policymakers align their energy and environmental priorities with highway funding requirements.

  1. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    North Dakota also offers a property tax reduction for centrally-assessed* wind turbines larger than 100 kilowatts (kW). These systems are not eligible for the exemption...

  2. 2014 U.S. Offshore Wind Market Report: Industry Trends, Technology Advancement, and Cost Reduction

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    Smith, Aaron; Stehly, Tyler; Walter Musial

    2015-09-29

    2015 has been an exciting year for the U.S. offshore wind market. After more than 15 years of development work, the U.S. has finally hit a crucial milestone; Deepwater Wind began construction on the 30 MW Block Island Wind Farm (BIWF) in April. A number of other promising projects, however, have run into economic, legal, and political headwinds, generating much speculation about the future of the industry. This slow, and somewhat painful, start to the industry is not without precedent; each country in northern Europe began with pilot-scale, proof-of-concept projects before eventually moving to larger commercial scale installations. Now, after more than a decade of commercial experience, the European industry is set to achieve a new deployment record, with more than 4 GW expected to be commissioned in 2015, with demonstrable progress towards industry-wide cost reduction goals. DWW is leveraging 25 years of European deployment experience; the BIWF combines state-of-the-art technologies such as the Alstom 6 MW turbine with U.S. fabrication and installation competencies. The successful deployment of the BIWF will provide a concrete showcase that will illustrate the potential of offshore wind to contribute to state, regional, and federal goals for clean, reliable power and lasting economic development. It is expected that this initial project will launch the U.S. industry into a phase of commercial development that will position offshore wind to contribute significantly to the electric systems in coastal states by 2030.

  3. Energy Saving Melting and Revert Reduction Technology (Energy SMARRT): Development of CCT Diagrams

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    Chumbley, L Scott

    2011-08-20

    One of the most energy intensive industries in the U.S. today is in the melting and casting of steel alloys for use in our advanced technological society. While the majority of steel castings involve low or mild carbon steel for common construction materials, highly-alloyed steels constitute a critical component of many industries due to their excellent properties. However, as the amount of alloying additions increases, the problems associated with casting these materials also increases, resulting in a large waste of energy due to inefficiency and a lack of basic information concerning these often complicated alloy systems. Superaustenitic stainless steels constitute a group of Fe-based alloys that are compositionally balanced to have a purely austenitic matrix and exhibit favorable pitting and crevice corrosion resistant properties and mechanical strength. However, intermetallic precipitates such as sigma (³) and Laves can form during casting or exposure to high-temperature processing, which degrade the corrosion and mechanical properties of the material. Knowledge of the times and temperatures at which these detrimental phases form is imperative if a company is to efficiently produce castings of high quality in the minimum amount of time, using the lowest amount of energy possible, while producing the least amount of material waste. Anecdotal evidence from company representatives revealed that large castings frequently had to be scrapped due to either lower than expected corrosion resistance or extremely low fracture toughness. It was suspected that these poor corrosion and / or mechanical properties were directly related to the type, amount, and location of various intermetallic phases that formed during either the cooling cycle of the castings or subsequent heat treatments. However, no reliable data existed concerning either the time-temperature-transformation (TTT) diagrams or the continuous-cooling-transformation (CCT) diagrams of the super-austenitics. The

  4. The East Tennessee Technology Park Progress Report for the Tennessee Hazardous Waste Reduction Act for Calendar Year 1999

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    Bechtel Jacobs Company LLC

    2000-03-01

    This report is prepared for the East Tennessee Technology Park (formerly the Oak Ridge K-25 Site) (ETTP) in compliance with the ''Tennessee Hazardous Waste Reduction Act of 1990'' (THWRA) (TDEC 1990), Tennessee Code Annotated 68-212-306. Annually, THWRA requires a review of the site waste reduction plan, completion of summary waste reduction information as part of the site's annual hazardous waste reporting, and completion of an annual progress report analyzing and quantifying progress toward THWRA-required waste stream-specific reduction goals. This THWRA-required progress report provides information about ETTP's hazardous waste streams regulated under THWRA and waste reduction progress made in calendar year (CY) 1999. This progress report also documents the annual review of the site plan, ''Oak Ridge Operations Environmental Management and Enrichment Facilities (EMEF) Pollution Prevention Program Plan'', BJC/OR-306/R1 (Bechtel Jacobs Company 199a). In 1996, ETTP established new goal year ratios that extended the goal year to CY 1999 and targeted 50 percent waste stream-specific reduction goals. In CY 1999, these CY 1999 goals were extended to CY 2000 for all waste streams that generated waste in 1999. Of the 70 ETTP RCRA waste streams tracked in this report from base years as early as CY 1991, 51 waste streams met or exceeded their reduction goal based on the CY 1999 data.

  5. The East Tennessee Technology Park Progress Report for the Tennessee Hazardous Waste Reduction Act for Calendar Year 2000

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    Bechtel Jacobs Company LLC

    2001-03-01

    This report is prepared for the East Tennessee Technology Park (formerly the Oak Ridge K-25 Site) (ETTP) in compliance with the ''Tennessee Hazardous Waste Reduction Act of 1990'' (THWRA) (TDEC 1990), Tennessee Code Annotated 68-212-306. Annually, THWRA requires a review of the site waste reduction plan, completion of summary waste reduction information as part of the site's annual hazardous waste reporting, and completion of an annual progress report analyzing and quantifying progress toward THWRA-required waste stream-specific reduction goals. This THWRA-required progress report provides information about ETTP's hazardous waste streams regulated under THWRA and waste reduction progress made in calendar year (CY) 2000. This progress report also documents the annual review of the site plan, ''Oak Ridge Operations Environmental Management and Enrichment Facilities (EMEF) Pollution Prevention Program Plan'', BJC/OR-306/R1 (Bechtel Jacobs Company 2000). In 1996, ETTP established new goal year ratios that extended the goal year to CY 1999 and targeted 50 percent waste stream-specific reduction goals. In CY 2000, these goals were extended to CY 2001 for all waste streams that generated waste in 2000. Of the 70 ETTP RCRA waste streams tracked in this report from base years as early as CY 1991, 50 waste streams met or exceeded their reduction goal based on the CY 2000 data.

  6. Fuel Savings and Emission Reductions from Next-Generation Mobile Air Conditioning Technology in India

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    Chaney, L.; Thundiyil, K.; Andersen, S.; Chidambaram, S.; Abbi, Y. P.

    2007-01-01

    Up to 19.4% of vehicle fuel consumption in India is devoted to air conditioning (A/C). Indian A/C fuel consumption is almost four times the fuel penalty in the United States and close to six times that in the European Union because India's temperature and humidity are higher and because road congestion forces vehicles to operate inefficiently. Car A/C efficiency in India is an issue worthy of national attention considering the rate of increase of A/C penetration into the new car market, India's hot climatic conditions and high fuel costs. Car A/C systems originally posed an ozone layer depletion concern. Now that industrialized and many developing countries have moved away from ozone-depleting substances per Montreal Protocol obligations, car A/C impact on climate has captured the attention of policy makers and corporate leaders. Car A/C systems have a climate impact from potent global warming potential gas emissions and from fuel used to power the car A/Cs. This paper focuses on car A/C fuel consumption in the context of the rapidly expanding Indian car market and how new technological improvements can result in significant fuel savings and consequently, emission reductions. A 19.4% fuel penalty is associated with A/C use in the typical Indian passenger car. Car A/C fuel use and associated tailpipe emissions are strong functions of vehicle design, vehicle use, and climate conditions. Several techniques: reducing thermal load, improving vehicle design, improving occupants thermal comfort design, improving equipment, educating consumers on impacts of driver behaviour on MAC fuel use, and others - can lead to reduced A/C fuel consumption.

  7. Energy Saving Melting and Revert Reduction Technology (E-SMARRT): Mechanical Performance of Dies

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    R. Allen Miller, Principal Investigator; Kabiri-Bamoradian, Contributors: Khalil; Delgado-Garza, Abelardo; Murugesan, Karthik; Ragab, Adham

    2011-09-13

    provided to NADCA for distribution to the industry. Power law based meta-models for predicting machine tie bar loading and for predicting maximum parting surface separation were successfully developed and tested against simulation results for a wide range of machines and experimental data. The models proved to be remarkably accurate, certainly well within the requirements for practical application. In addition to making die structural modeling more accessible, the work advanced the state-of-the-art by developing improved modeling of cavity pressure effects, which is typically modeled as a hydrostatic boundary condition, and performing a systematic analysis of the influence of ejector die design variables on die deflection and parting plane separation. This cavity pressure modeling objective met with less than complete success due to the limits of current finite element based fluid structure interaction analysis methods, but an improved representation of the casting/die interface was accomplished using a combination of solid and shell elements in the finite element model. This approximation enabled good prediction of final part distortion verified with a comprehensive evaluation of the dimensions of test castings produced with a design experiment. An extra deliverable of the experimental work was development of high temperature mechanical properties for the A380 die casting alloy. The ejector side design objective was met and the results were incorporated into the metamodels described above. This new technology was predicted to result in an average energy savings of 2.03 trillion BTU's/year over a 10 year period. Current (2011) annual energy saving estimates over a ten year period, based on commercial introduction in 2009, a market penetration of 70% by 2014 is 4.26 trillion BTU's/year by 2019. Along with these energy savings, reduction of scrap and improvement in casting yield will result in a reduction of the environmental emissions associated with the melting and pouring

  8. Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2015: Engine Friction Reduction – Part II (Base fluid and additive technologies)

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    Presentation given by Argonne National Laboratory at 2015 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and vehicle technologies office annual merit review and peer evaluation meeting about engine friction...

  9. Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2016: Integrated Friction Reduction Technology to Improve Fuel Economy without Sacrificing Durability

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    Presentation given by George Washington University at the 2016 DOE Vehicle Technologies Office and Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting about Fuel &...

  10. Energy Replacement Generation Tax Exemption

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Under the Energy Replacement Generation Tax Exemption, the following facilities are exempt from the replacement tax:

  11. Appliance Upgrades to Consider for Next Tax Season | Department...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    that are eligible for tax credits. | Photo courtesy of Industrial Solar Technology Corp. ... Below we have defined a list of energy efficient home improvement and appliance additions ...

  12. Technology Improvement Opportunities for Low Wind Speed Turbines and Implications for Cost of Energy Reduction

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    None

    2008-02-01

    This report analyzes the status of wind energy technology in 2002 and describes the potential for technology advancements to reduce the cost and increase the performance of wind turbines.

  13. Green Energy Tax Credit

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    In addition to the Green Energy Tax Credit, the Carbon Tax Credit is available. This is the only carbon tax credit in the United States and it provides "certified green energy supply chain...

  14. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

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    Renewable Energy Systems Sales Tax Exemption "Renewable energy" is defined under 30 V.S.A. 8002 as "energy produced using a technology that relies on a resource that is being...

  15. Property Tax Exemption for Renewable Energy Systems

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    Beginning in October 2014, commercial and industrial systems (meeting the same technology requirements as above) are also eligible for the property tax exemption. The exemption is available for p...

  16. Fuel Savings and Emission Reductions from Next-Generation Mobile Air Conditioning Technology in India: Preprint

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    Chaney, L.; Thundiyil, K.; Chidambaram, S.; Abbi, Y. P.; Anderson, S.

    2007-05-01

    This paper quantifies the mobile air-conditioning fuel consumption of the typical Indian vehicle, exploring potential fuel savings and emissions reductions these systems for the next generation of vehicles.

  17. Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2016: Sustained Low Temperature NOx Reduction (SLTNR)

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    Presentation given by Cummins at the 2016 DOE Vehicle Technologies Office and Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting about Propulsion Materials

  18. Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2016: Vehicle Lightweighting: Mass Reduction Spectrum Analysis and Process Cost Modeling

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    Presentation given by IBIS Associates at the 2016 DOE Vehicle Technologies Office and Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting about Lightweighting

  19. Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2015: Electric Drive Vehicle Climate Control Load Reduction

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Presentation given by National Renewable Energy Laboratory at 2015 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Office Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting about electric...

  20. Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2014: Electric Drive Vehicle Climate Control Load Reduction

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Presentation given by National Renewable Energy Laboratory at 2014 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Office Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting about electric...

  1. Technology Cooperation Agreement Pilot Project development-friendly greenhouse gas reduction, May 1999 update

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    Benioff, R.

    1999-05-11

    The Technology Cooperation Agreement Pilot Project (TCAPP) was launched by several U.S. Government agencies (USAID, EPA and DOE) in August 1997 to establish a model for climate change technology cooperation with developing and transition countries. TCAPP is currently facilitating voluntary partnerships between the governments of Brazil, China, Kazakhstan, Korea, Mexico, and the Philippines, the private sector, and the donor community on a common set of actions that will advance implementation of clean energy technologies. The six participating countries have been actively engaged in shaping this initiative along with international donors and the private sector. This program helps fulfill the US obligation to support technology transfer to developing countries under Article 4.5 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. TCAPP also provides a mechanism to focus resources across international donor programs on the technology cooperation needs of developing and transition countries.

  2. Emerging Energy-efficiency and CO{sub 2} Emission-reduction Technologies for Cement and Concrete Production

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    Hasanbeigi, Ali; Price, Lynn; Lin, Elina

    2012-04-06

    Globally, the cement industry accounts for approximately 5 percent of current anthropogenic carbon dioxide (CO{sub 2}) emissions. World cement demand and production are increasing significantly, leading to an increase in this industry's absolute energy use and CO{sub 2} emissions. Development of new energy-efficiency and CO{sub 2} emission-reduction technologies and their deployment in the market will be key for the cement industry's mid- and long-term climate change mitigation strategies. This report is an initial effort to compile available information on process description, energy savings, environmental and other benefits, costs, commercialization status, and references for emerging technologies to reduce the cement industry's energy use and CO{sub 2} emissions. Although studies from around the world identify a variety of sector-specific and cross-cutting energy-efficiency technologies for the cement industry that have already been commercialized, information is scarce and/or scattered regarding emerging or advanced energy-efficiency and low-carbon technologies that are not yet commercialized. This report consolidates available information on nineteen emerging technologies for the cement industry, with the goal of providing engineers, researchers, investors, cement companies, policy makers, and other interested parties with easy access to a well-structured database of information on these technologies.

  3. Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2016: Cummins-ORNL Combustion CRADA: Characterization & Reduction of Combustion Variations

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Presentation given by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) at the 2016 DOE Vehicle Technologies Office and Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting about...

  4. Demonstration of improved vehicle fuel efficiency through innovative tire design, materials, and weight reduction technologies

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    Donley, Tim

    2014-12-31

    Cooper completed an investigation into new tire technology using a novel approach to develop and demonstrate a new class of fuel efficient tires using innovative materials technology and tire design concepts. The objective of this work was to develop a new class of fuel efficient tires, focused on the “replacement market” that would improve overall passenger vehicle fuel efficiency by 3% while lowering the overall tire weight by 20%. A further goal of this project was to accomplish the objectives while maintaining the traction and wear performance of the control tire. This program was designed to build on what has already been accomplished in the tire industry for rolling resistance based on the knowledge and general principles developed over the past decades. Cooper’s CS4 (Figure #1) premium broadline tire was chosen as the control tire for this program. For Cooper to achieve the goals of this project, the development of multiple technologies was necessary. Six technologies were chosen that are not currently being used in the tire industry at any significant level, but that showed excellent prospects in preliminary research. This development was divided into two phases. Phase I investigated six different technologies as individual components. Phase II then took a holistic approach by combining all the technologies that showed positive results during phase one development.

  5. RISK REDUCTION THROUGH USE OF EXTERNAL TECHNICAL REVIEWS, TECHNOLOGY READINESS ASSESSMENTS AND TECHNICAL RISK RATINGS - 9174

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    Cercy, M; Steven P Schneider, S; Kurt D Gerdes, K

    2008-12-12

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Environmental Management (DOE-EM) was established to achieve the safe and compliant disposition of legacy wastes and facilities from defense nuclear applications. A large majority of these wastes and facilities are 'one-of-a-kind' and unique to DOE. Many of the programs to treat these wastes have been 'first-of-a-kind' and unprecedented in scope and complexity. This has meant that many of the technologies needed to successfully disposition these wastes were not yet developed or required significant re-engineering to be adapted for DOE-EM's needs. The DOE-EM program believes strongly in reducing the technical risk of its projects and has initiated several efforts to reduce those risks: (1) Technology Readiness Assessments to reduce the risks of deployment of new technologies; (2) External Technical Reviews as one of several steps to ensure the timely resolution of engineering and technology issues; and (3) Technical Risk Ratings as a means to monitor and communicate information about technical risks. This paper will present examples of how Technology Readiness Assessments, External Technical Reviews, and Technical Risk Ratings are being used by DOE-EM to reduce technical risks.

  6. RISK REDUCTION THROUGH USE OF EXTERNAL TECHNICAL REVIEWS, TECHNOLOGY READINESS ASSESSMENTS AND TECHNICAL RISK RATINGS - 9174

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    Cercy, M; Steven P Schneider, S; Kurt D Gerdes, K

    2009-01-15

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Environmental Management (DOE-EM) was established to achieve the safe and compliant disposition of legacy wastes and facilities from defense nuclear applications. A large majority of these wastes and facilities are 'one-of-a-kind' and unique to DOE. Many of the programs to treat these wastes have been 'first-of-a-kind' and unprecedented in scope and complexity. This has meant that many of the technologies needed to successfully disposition these wastes were not yet developed or required significant re-engineering to be adapted for DOE-EM's needs. The DOE-EM program believes strongly in reducing the technical risk of its projects and has initiated several efforts to reduce those risks: (1) Technology Readiness Assessments to reduce the risks of deployment of new technologies; (2) External Technical Reviews as one of several steps to ensure the timely resolution of engineering and technology issues; and (3) Technical Risk Ratings as a means to monitor and communicate information about technical risks. This paper will present examples of how Technology Readiness Assessments, External Technical Reviews, and Technical Risk Ratings are being used by DOE-EM to reduce technical risks.

  7. Incentives for technological innovation in air pollution reduction: an ETIP policy research series. volume 9: internal offsets and technological innovation: six case studies

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    Mogee, M.E.

    1982-04-01

    This report describes the experiences of six industrial firms with the new Federal policy of internal offsets. Offsets are part of a group of regulatory reforms initiated by the Environmental Protection Agency and called by the generic title of 'emission trading'. Offsets were introduced to allow continued economic growth in nonattainment areas and to stimulate innovation in pollution control and process technology by making it profitable for firms to create more reductions than the law now requires. The report discusses the problems of defining and measuring innovation as well as presenting industrial firm perceptions of innovation associated with offset cases.

  8. Alternative Energy Manufacturing Tax Credit

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    The Alternative Energy Manufacturing Tax Credit is a nonrefundable tax credit for up to 100% of new state tax revenues (including state, corporate, sales, and withholding taxes) over the life of a...

  9. Advanced Aerodynamic Technologies for Ground Vehicle Fuel Economy Improvement and Emission Reductions

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    Ricahrd Wood

    2007-01-15

    SOLUS-Solutions and Technologies LLC utilized the opportunity presented by the Department of Energy (DOE) Inventions and Innovations grant to successfully develop, market, and license two of the original three fuel and emissions saving aerodynamic trailer attachments for the trucking industry. Working independent of the grant and with SOLUS funding SOLUS also developed, marketed and licensed three additional fuel and emissions saving aerodynamic trailer attachments for the trucking industry. The five inventions include four inventions that are applicable to all heavy truck trailers and one invention specifically designed for van trailers with swing doors. The SOLUS inventions have been developed for use on all trailer types as well as light and medium trucks. SOLUS-Solutions and Technologies LLC has licensed the five inventions to Silver Eagle Manufacturing Company of Portland Oregon. Each trailer outfitted with the SOLUS inventions saves approximately 2,000 gallons of fuel every 100,000 miles, which prevents over 20 tons of CO2 from entering the atmosphere. If all applicable trailers used the technology, the country could save more than 4.0 billion gallons of diesel fuel, reduce emissions by 40 million tons and save 10.0 billion dollars annually.

  10. Renewable energy and its potential for carbon emissions reductions in developing countries: Methodology for technology evaluation. Case study application to Mexico

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    Corbus, D.; Martinez, M.; Rodriguez, L.; Mark, J.

    1994-08-01

    Many projects have been proposed to promote and demonstrate renewable energy technologies (RETs) in developing countries on the basis of their potential to reduce carbon emissions. However, no uniform methodology has been developed for evaluating RETs in terms of their future carbon emissions reduction potential. This study outlines a methodology for identifying RETs that have the potential for achieving large carbon emissions reductions in the future, while also meeting key criteria for commercialization and acceptability in developing countries. In addition, this study evaluates the connection between technology identification and the selection of projects that are designed to demonstrate technologies with a propensity for carbon emission reductions (e.g., Global Environmental Facility projects). Although this report applies the methodology to Mexico in a case study format, the methodology is broad based and could be applied to any developing country, as well as to other technologies. The methodology used in this report is composed of four steps: technology screening, technology identification, technology deployment scenarios, and estimates of carbon emissions reductions. The four technologies with the highest ranking in the technology identification process for the on-grid category were geothermal, biomass cogeneration, wind, and micro-/mini-hydro. Compressed natural gas (CNG) was the alternative that received the highest ranking for the transportation category.

  11. State Clean Energy Policies Analysis (SCEPA): State Tax Incentives

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    Lantz, E.; Doris, E.

    2009-10-01

    As a policy tool, state tax incentives can be structured to help states meet clean energy goals. Policymakers often use state tax incentives in concert with state and federal policies to support renewable energy deployment or reduce market barriers. This analysis used case studies of four states to assess the contributions of state tax incentives to the development of renewable energy markets. State tax incentives that are appropriately paired with complementary state and federal policies generally provide viable mechanisms to support renewable energy deployment. However, challenges to successful implementation of state tax incentives include serving project owners with limited state tax liability, assessing appropriate incentive levels, and differentiating levels of incentives for technologies with different costs. Additionally, state tax incentives may result in moderately higher federal tax burdens. These challenges notwithstanding, state tax incentives that consider certain policy design characteristics can support renewable energy markets and state clean energy goals.The scale of their impact though is directly related to the degree to which they support the renewable energy markets for targeted sectors and technologies. This report highlights important policy design considerations for policymakers using state tax incentives to meet clean energy goals.

  12. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Geothermal Electric Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Systems Tax Credit (Personal) Residential Systems:... Eligibility: Commercial,...

  13. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Biomass Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Systems Tax Credit (Personal) Residential Systems:... Eligibility: Commercial,...

  14. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Biomass Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Systems Tax Credit (Corporate) Residential Systems:... Eligibility: Commercial,...

  15. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Building Insulation Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Energy Conservation Improvements Property Tax Exemption Qualifying energy-conservation...

  16. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Heating Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Systems Tax Credit (Personal) Residential Systems:... Eligibility: Commercial,...

  17. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Heat Pumps Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Systems Tax Credit (Personal) Residential Systems:... Eligibility: Commercial,...

  18. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Heat Pumps Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Systems Tax Credit (Corporate) Residential Systems:... Eligibility: Commercial,...

  19. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    not identified Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy and Energy Conservation Patent Income Tax Deduction (Corporate)...

  20. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Hydroelectric Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy and Energy Conservation Patent Income Tax Deduction (Corporate) Massachusetts...

  1. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Geothermal Heat Pumps Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Systems Tax Credit (Personal) Residential Systems:... Eligibility:...

  2. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Construction Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Systems Tax Credit (Corporate) Residential Systems:... Eligibility: Commercial,...

  3. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    - Passive Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Systems Tax Credit (Personal) Residential Systems:... Eligibility: Commercial,...

  4. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Multifamily Residential Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Systems Tax Credit (Personal) Residential Systems:... Eligibility:...

  5. Federal Fuel Cell Tax Incentives: An Investment in Clean and Efficient

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Technologies | Department of Energy Fuel Cell Tax Incentives: An Investment in Clean and Efficient Technologies Federal Fuel Cell Tax Incentives: An Investment in Clean and Efficient Technologies A brief created by the US Fuel Cell Council that covers federal fuel cell tax incentives 200810_itc.pdf (126.3 KB) More Documents & Publications Fuel Cell Financing for Tax-Exempt Entities Fuel Cell Tax Incentives: How Monetization Lowers the Government Outlay ITC Role in U.S. Fuel Cell Projects

  6. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Solar Water Heat Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Solar Energy Sales Tax Exemption New Jersey offers a full exemption from the state's sales tax...

  7. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Space Heat Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Systems Property Tax Exemption The renewable energy property tax exemption cannot be...

  8. S. 1234: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax relief to utilities installing acid rain reduction equipment, introduced in the Senate of the United States, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session, June 6, 1991

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    Not Available

    1991-01-01

    The bill would allow a tax credit of 6 2/3% of a taxpayer's investment in qualified acid rain control equipment for each of the three years beginning the year the equipment is placed in service. Additionally, a tax credit would be allowed during two years of construction progress, the amount being 6 2/3% of construction expenditures. The bill describes qualified acid rain property', tax-exempt financing of acid rain control property, tax credit for minerals used to reduce the sulfur in coal, coal cleaning minerals credit, exclusion from gross income of receipt of qualified Clean Air allowance and proceeds of disposition thereof, qualified Clean Air allowances, and amortization of acid rain control property.

  9. Energy Saving Melting and Revert Reduction Technology (E-SMARRT): Melting Efficiency Improvement

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    Principal Investigator Kent Peaslee; Co-PI’s: Von Richards, Jeffrey Smith

    2012-07-31

    Steel foundries melt recycled scrap in electric furnaces and typically consume 35-100% excess energy from the theoretical energy requirement required to pour metal castings. This excess melting energy is multiplied by yield losses during casting and finishing operations resulting in the embodied energy in a cast product typically being three to six times the theoretical energy requirement. The purpose of this research project was to study steel foundry melting operations to understand energy use and requirements for casting operations, define variations in energy consumption, determine technologies and practices that are successful in reducing melting energy and develop new melting techniques and tools to improve the energy efficiency of melting in steel foundry operations.

  10. Tax-Advantaged Plans

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    Tax-Advantaged Plans Tax-Advantaged Plans A comprehensive benefits package with plan options for health care and retirement to take care of our employees today and tomorrow....

  11. Energy Saving Melting and Revert Reduction Technology: Aging of Graphitic Cast Irons and Machinability

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    Von L. Richards

    2012-09-19

    The objective of this task was to determine whether ductile iron and compacted graphite iron exhibit age strengthening to a statistically significant extent. Further, this effort identified the mechanism by which gray iron age strengthens and the mechanism by which age-strengthening improves the machinability of gray cast iron. These results were then used to determine whether age strengthening improves the machinability of ductile iron and compacted graphite iron alloys in order to develop a predictive model of alloy factor effects on age strengthening. The results of this work will lead to reduced section sizes, and corresponding weight and energy savings. Improved machinability will reduce scrap and enhance casting marketability. Technical Conclusions: ???¢???????¢ Age strengthening was demonstrated to occur in gray iron ductile iron and compacted graphite iron. ???¢???????¢ Machinability was demonstrated to be improved by age strengthening when free ferrite was present in the microstructure, but not in a fully pearlitic microstructure. ???¢???????¢ Age strengthening only occurs when there is residual nitrogen in solid solution in the Ferrite, whether the ferrite is free ferrite or the ferrite lamellae within pearlite. ???¢???????¢ Age strengthening can be accelerated by Mn at about 0.5% in excess of the Mn/S balance Estimated energy savings over ten years is 13.05 trillion BTU, based primarily on yield improvement and size reduction of castings for equivalent service. Also it is estimated that the heavy truck end use of lighter castings for equivalent service requirement will result in a diesel fuel energy savings of 131 trillion BTU over ten years.

  12. Green Jobs Tax Credit

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    NOTE: This tax credit expired at the end of 2015. This summary here is for information purpose only. 

  13. Agricultural Industry Advanced Vehicle Technology: Benchmark Study for Reduction in Petroleum Use

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    Roger Hoy

    2014-09-01

    Diesel use on farms in the United States has remained relatively constant since 1985, decreasing slightly in 2009, which may be attributed to price increases and the economic recession. During this time, the United States’ harvested area also has remained relatively constant at roughly 300 million acres. In 2010, farm diesel use was 5.4% of the total United States diesel use. Crops accounting for an estimated 65% of United States farm diesel use include corn, soybean, wheat, hay, and alfalfa, respectively, based on harvested crop area and a recent analysis of estimated fuel use by crop. Diesel use in these cropping systems primarily is from tillage, harvest, and various other operations (e.g., planting and spraying) (Figure 3). Diesel efficiency is markedly variable due to machinery types, conditions of operation (e.g., soil type and moisture), and operator variability. Farm diesel use per acre has slightly decreased in the last two decades and diesel is now estimated to be less than 5% of farm costs per acre. This report will explore current trends in increasing diesel efficiency in the farm sector. The report combines a survey of industry representatives, a review of literature, and data analysis to identify nascent technologies for increasing diesel efficiency

  14. Energy Saving Melting and Revert Reduction Technology (Energy-SMARRT): Light Metals Permanent Mold Casting

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    Fasoyinu, Yemi

    2014-03-31

    Current vehicles use mostly ferrous components for structural applications. It is possible to reduce the weight of the vehicle by substituting these parts with those made from light metals such as aluminum and magnesium. Many alloys and manufacturing processes can be used to produce these light metal components and casting is known to be most economical. One of the high integrity casting processes is permanent mold casting which is the focus of this research report. Many aluminum alloy castings used in automotive applications are produced by the sand casting process. Also, aluminum-silicon (Al-Si) alloys are the most widely used alloy systems for automotive applications. It is possible that by using high strength aluminum alloys based on an aluminum-copper (Al-Cu) system and permanent mold casting, the performance of these components can be enhanced significantly. This will also help to further reduce the weight. However, many technological obstacles need to be overcome before using these alloys in automotive applications in an economical way. There is very limited information in the open literature on gravity and low-pressure permanent mold casting of high strength aluminum alloys. This report summarizes the results and issues encountered during the casting trials of high strength aluminum alloy 206.0 (Al-Cu alloy) and moderate strength alloy 535.0 (Al-Mg alloy). Five engineering components were cast by gravity tilt-pour or low pressure permanent mold casting processes at CanmetMATERIALS (CMAT) and two production foundries. The results of the casting trials show that high integrity engineering components can be produced successfully from both alloys if specific processing parameters are used. It was shown that a combination of melt processing and mold temperature is necessary for the elimination of hot tears in both alloys.

  15. Characterizing Test Methods and Emissions Reduction Performance of In-Use Diesel Retrofit Technologies from the National Clean Diesel Campaign

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    Evaluation of in-use DPFs shows levels of reduction within in-use testing objectives: PM emission reductions >90%, elemental/black carbon reduction of ~99%, and retrofit durability.

  16. Energy Saving Melting and Revert Reduction Technology: Innovative Semi-Solid Metal (SSM) Processing

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    Diran Apelian

    2012-08-15

    Semi-solid metal (SSM) processing has emerged as an attractive method for near-net-shape manufacturing due to the distinct advantages it holds over conventional near-net-shape forming technologies. These advantages include lower cycle time, increased die life, reduced porosity, reduced solidification shrinkage, improved mechanical properties, etc. SSM processing techniques can not only produce the complex dimensional details (e.g. thin-walled sections) associated with conventional high-pressure die castings, but also can produce high integrity castings currently attainable only with squeeze and low-pressure permanent mold casting processes. There are two primary semi-solid processing routes, (a) thixocasting and (b) rheocasting. In the thixocasting route, one starts from a non-dendritic solid precursor material that is specially prepared by a primary aluminum manufacturer, using continuous casting methods. Upon reheating this material into the mushy (a.k.a. "two-phase") zone, a thixotropic slurry is formed, which becomes the feed for the casting operation. In the rheocasting route (a.k.a. "slurry-on-demand" or "SoD"), one starts from the liquid state, and the thixotropic slurry is formed directly from the melt via careful thermal management of the system; the slurry is subsequently fed into the die cavity. Of these two routes, rheocasting is favored in that there is no premium added to the billet cost, and the scrap recycling issues are alleviated. The CRP (Trade Marked) is a process where the molten metal flows through a reactor prior to casting. The role of the reactor is to ensure that copious nucleation takes place and that the nuclei are well distributed throughout the system prior to entering the casting cavity. The CRP (Trade Marked) has been successfully applied in hyper-eutectic Al-Si alloys (i.e., 390 alloy) where two liquids of equal or different compositions and temperatures are mixed in the reactor and creating a SSM slurry. The process has been mostly

  17. Recent technology of size-reduction and large interrupting performance in development of gas circuit breakers

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    Nakamoto, T.; Toyoda, T.; Matsushita, K.; Tsuchiya, M.; Toda, H.; Hisamatsu, K.

    1995-12-31

    With puffer-type SF{sub 6} gas circuit breakers (GCB) in Japan, practical use at the rated voltage of 72kV was achieved in the latter half of the 1960s. Since then development has been promoted toward ever higher voltages and capacities. In the mid-1970s, 550kV 4-break GCBs came into practical use and GCBs have become the predominant high-voltage circuit breakers, covering all rated voltages. However, growing demand for electric energy and greater compactness led to the need for a higher interrupting performance per break. On the other hand, because of its high reliability and advantage of enabling substations to be much smaller, gas insulated switchgear (GIS) prevailed rapidly in Japan where it is difficult to acquire land for substations. In urban areas in particular, where substations must be constructed underground, there is demand for smaller GIS. To reduce the size of a GIS unit, studies are reviewing specifications such as temperature rise and insulation level or remodeling components into composites. Since the size of the GCB as the principal component of the GIS unit has a great effect on the entire GIS unit, when reducing the size of a GIS unit, it seems to be effective to make GCB smaller. GCB size can possibly be reduced by increasing the interrupting capacity per GCB break and by housing the 3-phase interrupting chamber in one tank, and this is further likely to help produce a compact GIS unit with the bus size greatly reduced if the GIS unit is designed skillfully. The GCB having the highest performance per break, at present, is the 550kV-63kA 1-break GCB. Three-phase common enclosed GCB up to a rated voltage of 300kV has been made practical. These GCBs enable GIS installation areas to be reduced to about 60% and 75% respectively. This paper presents the latest technologies employed for 550kV 1-break GCB and 300kV 3-phase common enclosed GCB to achieve higher performance and greater compactness.

  18. Carbon emissions reduction potential in the US chemicals and pulp and paper industries by applying CHP technologies

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    Khrushch, M.; Worrell, E.; Price, L.; Martin, N.; Einstein, D.

    1999-07-01

    The chemical and the pulp/paper industries combined provide 55% of CHP generation in the US industry. Yet, significant potential for new CHP capacities exists in both industries. From the present steam consumption data, the authors estimate about 50 GW of additional technical potential for CHP in both industries. The reduced carbon emissions will be equivalent to 44% of the present carbon emissions in these industries. They find that most of the carbon emissions reductions can be achieved at negative costs. Depending on the assumptions used in calculations, the economic potential of CHP in these industries can be significantly lower, and carbon emissions mitigation costs can be much higher. Using sensitivity analyses, they determine that the largest effect on the CHP estimate have the assumptions in the costs of CHP technology, in the assumed discount rates, in improvements in efficiency of CHP technologies, and in the CHP equipment depreciation periods. Changes in fuel and electricity prices and the growth in the industries' steam demand have less of an effect. They conclude that the lowest carbon mitigation costs are achieved with the CHP facility is operated by the utility and when industrial company that owns the CHP unit can sell extra electricity and steam to the open wholesale market. Based on the results of the analyses they discuss policy implications.

  19. Waste Heat Reduction and Recovery for Improving Furnace Efficiency, Productivity and Emissions Performance: A BestPractices Process Heating Technical Brief. Industrial Technologies Program (ITP) (Brochure).

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Waste Heat Reduction and Recovery for Improving Furnace Efficiency, Productivity and Emissions Performance U.S. Department of Energy Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Bringing you a prosperous future where energy is clean, abundant, reliable, and affordable Industrial Technologies Program Boosting the productivity and competitiveness of U.S. industry through improvements in energy and environmental performance 1 BestPractices Technical Brief Waste Heat Reduction and Recovery for Improving

  20. Energy Saving Melting and Revert Reduction Technology: Improved Die Casting Process to Preserve the Life of the Inserts

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    David Schwam, PI; Xuejun Zhu, Sr. Research Associate

    2012-09-30

    lubricants and technical support. Experiments conducted with these lubricants demonstrated good protection of the substrate steel. Graphite and boron nitride used as benchmarks are capable of completely eliminating soldering and washout. However, because of cost and environmental considerations these materials are not widely used in industry. The best water-based die lubricants evaluated in this program were capable of providing similar protection from soldering and washout. In addition to improved part quality and higher production rates, improving die casting processes to preserve the life of the inserts will result in energy savings and a reduction in environmental wastes. Improving die life by means of optimized cooling line placement, baffles and bubblers in the die will allow for reduced die temperatures during processing, saving energy associated with production. The utilization of optimized die lubricants will also reduce heat requirements in addition to reducing waste associated with soldering and washout. This new technology was predicted to result in an average energy savings of 1.1 trillion BTU's/year over a 10 year period. Current (2012) annual energy saving estimates, based on commercial introduction in 2010, a market penetration of 70% by 2020 is 1.26 trillion BTU's/year. Along with these energy savings, reduction of scrap and improvement in casting yield will result in a reduction of the environmental emissions associated with the melting and pouring of the metal which will be saved as a result of this technology. The average annual estimate of CO2 reduction per year through 2020 is 0.025 Million Metric Tons of Carbon Equivalent (MM TCE).

  1. Federal Fuels Taxes and Tax Credits (released in AEO2009)

    Reports and Publications

    2009-01-01

    Provides a review and update of the handling of federal fuels taxes and tax credits, focusing primarily on areas for which regulations have changed or the handling of taxes or credits has been updated in Annual Energy Outlook 2009.

  2. Capturing the Government Tax Base

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Y , M A D E N V E R , M A Y 5 , 2 0 1 5 CAPTURING THE GOVERNMENT TAX BASE CAPTURING TAX INCENTIVES * Support for tribal government services * Fire protection, roads, environmental, water, security * Property tax, Sales tax, Possessory interest * "Pickle Rule" and tribal governments, ITC * Value of tax incentives to project * ITC/PTC + Accelerated Depreciation can be more than 50% CAPTURING PROPERTY TAX * Definitions * Personal Property, fixed & mobile assets * Possessory Interest *

  3. Federal Fuel Cell Tax Incentives: An Investment in Clean and...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Federal Fuel Cell Tax Incentives; An investment in clean and efficient technologies On ... OWNER (Section 103) * Credit of 30% of the cost up to 3,000 per kW * Minimum 0.5 kW ...

  4. Ormat Technologies Inc. Ormat Technologies, Inc. Announces a...

    Open Energy Information (Open El) [EERE & EIA]

    Internet. updated 2013;cited 2013. Available from: http:www.ormat.comnewslatest-itemsormat-technologies-inc-announces-non-cash-pre-tax-charge-impairment-its-north-braw...

  5. Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2016: High Temperature DC-Bus Capacitor Cost Reduction and Performance Improvements

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Presentation given by Sigma Technologies International at the 2016 DOE Vehicle Technologies Office and Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting about Electric...

  6. Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2014: High Temperature DC-Bus Capacitors Cost Reduction and Performance Improvements

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Presentation given by Sigma Technologies International at 2014 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Office Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting about high...

  7. Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2015: High Temperature DC-Bus Capacitor Cost Reduction and Performance Improvements

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Presentation given by Sigma Technologies International at 2015 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Office Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting about high...

  8. Fact #683: July 11, 2011 Federal Tax Credits for the Purchase of Advanced

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Technology Vehicles | Department of Energy 3: July 11, 2011 Federal Tax Credits for the Purchase of Advanced Technology Vehicles Fact #683: July 11, 2011 Federal Tax Credits for the Purchase of Advanced Technology Vehicles The Federal Government has encouraged the use of different transportation fuels by allowing tax credits on vehicle purchases. The purchase of a traditional (non-plug-in) hybrid vehicle was eligible for a tax credit of up to $3,400 from 2005 through 2010. Diesels, which are

  9. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Thermal Electric Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Air-Quality Improvement Tax Incentives Qualifying air quality facilities, which can be financed...

  10. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Energy Conversion and Thermal Efficiency Sales Tax Exemption Qualifying energy conversion facilities are those that...

  11. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Heat recovery Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Residential Energy Tax Credit As of January 1, 2011, third-party owned systems are also eligible for...

  12. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Wave Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Local Option- Renewable Energy Machinery and Tools Property Tax Exemption HB 1297 enacted in March 2015...

  13. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Residential Alternative Energy System Tax Credit Recognized non-fossil forms of energy generation means: Eligibility:...

  14. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Solar - Passive Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Tax Credit (Corporate) Note: Senate Bill 372, signed in April 2015, provides a...

  15. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Solar Water Heat Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Solar and Wind Energy Business Franchise Tax Exemption For the purposes of this exemption, a solar...

  16. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Solar Water Heat Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Property Tax Exemption For most eligible renewable energy systems, the assessed...

  17. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Solar Pool Heating Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Systems Tax Credit (Personal) Residential Systems:... Eligibility: Commercial,...

  18. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Solar - Passive Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Property Tax Exemption for Renewable Energy Systems The Iowa Department of Revenue (DOR) has issued...

  19. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Solar Water Heat Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Systems Sales Tax Exemption "Renewable energy" is defined under 30 V.S.A. ...

  20. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Baltimore County- Property Tax Credit for Solar and Geothermal Devices The state of Maryland permits local governments (Md Code: Property Tax 9-203) to offer property tax...

  1. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Tidal Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Local Option- Renewable Energy Machinery and Tools Property Tax Exemption HB 1297 enacted in March 2015...

  2. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Combined Heat & Power Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Local Option- Renewable Energy Machinery and Tools Property Tax Exemption HB 1297 enacted in...

  3. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Lighting Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Air-Quality Improvement Tax Incentives Qualifying air quality facilities, which can be financed through...

  4. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Chillers Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Air-Quality Improvement Tax Incentives Qualifying air quality facilities, which can be financed through...

  5. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Boilers Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Air-Quality Improvement Tax Incentives Qualifying air quality facilities, which can be financed through the...

  6. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Air conditioners Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Air-Quality Improvement Tax Incentives Qualifying air quality facilities, which can be financed...

  7. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Heat & Power Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Air-Quality Improvement Tax Incentives Qualifying air quality facilities, which can be...

  8. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Small) Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Air-Quality Improvement Tax Incentives Qualifying air quality facilities, which can be financed through the...

  9. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Solar Photovoltaics Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Air-Quality Improvement Tax Incentives Qualifying air quality facilities, which can be financed...

  10. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Commercial Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Air-Quality Improvement Tax Incentives Qualifying air quality facilities, which can be financed through...

  11. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    pending approval Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Air-Quality Improvement Tax Incentives Qualifying air quality facilities, which can be...

  12. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    All) Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Air-Quality Improvement Tax Incentives Qualifying air quality facilities, which can be financed through the...

  13. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Biomass Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Air-Quality Improvement Tax Incentives Qualifying air quality facilities, which can be financed through the...

  14. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Solar Photovoltaics Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credit for Solar Energy Systems on Residential Property (Corporate) Note: Act 131 of 2015...

  15. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Photovoltaics Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Property Tax Exemption For most eligible renewable energy systems, the assessed...

  16. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    would increase the value of the home. The exemption includes general municipal property taxes, school district taxes, and special ad valorem taxes, but does not apply to special...

  17. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Geothermal Electric Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Property Tax Exemption For most eligible renewable energy systems, the...

  18. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Geothermal Direct-Use Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Property Tax Exemption For most eligible renewable energy systems, the...

  19. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Geothermal Heat Pumps Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Residential Alternative Energy System Tax Credit Recognized non-fossil forms of energy...

  20. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Geothermal Direct-Use Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Systems Tax Credit (Personal) Residential Systems:... Eligibility:...

  1. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Biomass Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Systems Sales Tax Exemption "Renewable energy" is defined under 30 V.S.A. 8002 as...

  2. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Biomass Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Systems Property Tax Exemption Solar energy devices installed or constructed on or after...

  3. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Local Option- Solar, Wind & Biomass Energy Systems Exemption Section 487 of the New York State Real Property Tax Law...

  4. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Biomass Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Energy Conversion and Thermal Efficiency Sales Tax Exemption Qualifying energy conversion facilities are...

  5. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Space Heat Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Residential Alternative Energy System Tax Credit Recognized non-fossil forms of energy generation means:...

  6. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Tribal Government Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Community Renewable Energy Projects Note: Enacted March 2015,...

  7. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Federal Government Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction The federal Energy Policy Act of 2005...

  8. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Property Tax Exemption The renewable energy property tax exemption cannot be claimed if another state tax abatement or exemption is claimed by the same building. Eligibility:...

  9. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Pumps Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Property Tax Exemption For most eligible renewable energy systems, the assessed value of...

  10. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    EE Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Energy Equipment Property Tax Exemption A "solar energy device" for the purpose of this incentive is...

  11. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Property Tax Exemption For most eligible renewable energy systems, the assessed value of...

  12. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Systems Property Tax Exemption The renewable energy property tax exemption cannot be claimed if another state tax abatement or exemption is claimed by the same building....

  13. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Local Option- Property Tax Credit for High Performance Buildings Similar to Maryland's Local Option Property Tax Credit for Renewable Energy, Title 9 of Maryland's property tax...

  14. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Local Option- Property Tax Exemption Note: Solar photovoltaic systems of 50 kW or less are already...

  15. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Gas Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Local Option- Property Tax Exemption Note: Solar photovoltaic systems of 50 kW or less are already...

  16. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Municipal Utilities Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Property Tax Assessment for Renewable Energy Equipment HB 2403 of 2014 clarified that...

  17. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    All) Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Property Tax Exemption For most eligible renewable energy systems, the assessed value of the...

  18. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Heat Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Property Tax Exemption For most eligible renewable energy systems, the assessed value of...

  19. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Small) Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Property Tax Exemption For most eligible renewable energy systems, the assessed value of...

  20. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Cooperative Utilities Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Property Tax Assessment for Renewable Energy Equipment HB 2403 of 2014 clarified that...

  1. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Digestion Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Local Option- Property Tax Exemption Note: Solar photovoltaic systems of 50 kW or less are already...

  2. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Renewable Energy Systems Property Tax Exemption The renewable energy property tax exemption cannot be claimed if another state tax abatement or exemption is claimed by the same...

  3. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    that the addition would increase the value of the home. The exemption includes general municipal property taxes, school district taxes, and special ad valorem taxes, but does...

  4. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    addition would increase the value of the home. The exemption includes general municipal property taxes, school district taxes, and special ad valorem taxes, but does not apply to...

  5. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Water Heat Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Property Tax Exemption For most eligible renewable energy systems, the assessed value...

  6. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Heat Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Property Tax Exemption For most eligible renewable energy systems, the assessed value...

  7. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Lighting ControlsSensors Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Energy Conservation Installation Credit Use Montana Department of Revenue Tax Form ENRG-C...

  8. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    LED Lighting Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Energy Conservation Installation Credit Use Montana Department of Revenue Tax Form ENRG-C to take this...

  9. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Heat Pumps Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Property Tax Exemption For most eligible renewable energy systems, the assessed value...

  10. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Pumps Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy and Energy Conservation Patent Income Tax Deduction (Corporate) Massachusetts offers a...

  11. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Direct-Use Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Property Tax Exemption For most eligible renewable energy systems, the assessed value...

  12. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Non-Renewable Fuels Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Energy Conversion and Thermal Efficiency Sales Tax Exemption Qualifying energy conversion...

  13. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Water Heat Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Systems Sales Tax Exemption "Renewable energy" is defined under 30 V.S.A. 8002 as...

  14. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    using Renewable Fuels Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Energy Conversion and Thermal Efficiency Sales Tax Exemption Qualifying energy conversion...

  15. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Others pending approval Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Air-Quality Improvement Tax Incentives Qualifying air quality facilities, which can be...

  16. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Photovoltaics Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Air-Quality Improvement Tax Incentives Qualifying air quality facilities, which can be financed...

  17. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Manufacturing Equipment Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Air-Quality Improvement Tax Incentives Qualifying air quality facilities, which can be...

  18. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    pending approval Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Air-Quality Improvement Tax Incentives Qualifying air quality facilities, which can be financed...

  19. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    - Passive Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy and Energy Conservation Patent Income Tax Deduction (Corporate) Massachusetts offers a...

  20. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Non-Renewable Fuels Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy and Energy Conservation Patent Income Tax Deduction (Corporate)...

  1. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Electric Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy and Energy Conservation Patent Income Tax Deduction (Corporate) Massachusetts offers a...

  2. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    using Renewable Fuels Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy and Energy Conservation Patent Income Tax Deduction (Corporate)...

  3. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Industrial Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Air-Quality Improvement Tax Incentives Qualifying air quality facilities, which can be financed through...

  4. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Industrial Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Tax Credit Note: This credit expired on December 31, 2014, and is not allowed for...

  5. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Geothermal Heat Pumps Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Property Tax Exemption For most eligible renewable energy systems, the...

  6. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Solar Water Heat Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Air-Quality Improvement Tax Incentives Qualifying air quality facilities, which can be financed...

  7. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Space Heat Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Air-Quality Improvement Tax Incentives Qualifying air quality facilities, which can be financed through...

  8. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Heat recovery Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Energy Conversion and Thermal Efficiency Sales Tax Exemption Qualifying energy conversion facilities...

  9. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Geothermal Heat Pumps Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy and Energy Conservation Patent Income Tax Deduction (Corporate)...

  10. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Process Heat Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Energy Conversion and Thermal Efficiency Sales Tax Exemption Qualifying energy conversion facilities...

  11. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Space Heat Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Local Option- Property Tax Exemption Note: Solar photovoltaic systems of 50 kW or less are already...

  12. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Combined Heat & Power Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Air-Quality Improvement Tax Incentives Qualifying air quality facilities, which can be...

  13. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Process Heat Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Property Tax Exemption For most eligible renewable energy systems, the assessed value...

  14. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Solar Water Heat Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Systems Sales Tax Exemption "Renewable energy" is defined under 30 V.S.A. 8002...

  15. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Process Heat Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy and Energy Conservation Patent Income Tax Deduction (Corporate) Massachusetts...

  16. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Space Heat Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Property Tax Exemption For most eligible renewable energy systems, the assessed value...

  17. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Combined Heat & Power Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Systems Sales Tax Exemption "Renewable energy" is defined under 30 V.S.A. ...

  18. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Space Heat Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy and Energy Conservation Patent Income Tax Deduction (Corporate) Massachusetts offers...

  19. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Solar Space Heat Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Air-Quality Improvement Tax Incentives Qualifying air quality facilities, which can be financed...

  20. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Combined Heat & Power Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Local Option- Property Tax Exemption Note: Solar photovoltaic systems of 50 kW or less are...

  1. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Space Heat Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Solar and Wind Energy Credit (Corporate) Originally enacted in 1976, the Hawaii Energy Tax Credits allow...

  2. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Combined Heat & Power Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Energy Conversion and Thermal Efficiency Sales Tax Exemption Qualifying energy conversion...

  3. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    the value of the home. The exemption includes general municipal property taxes, school district taxes, and special ad valorem taxes, but does not apply to special...

  4. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Fuels Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Business Tax Incentives Businesses must first submit an application to the AZ...

  5. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Fuels Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Tax Credit Note: This credit expired on December 31, 2014, and is not allowed for...

  6. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Fuel Cells using Non-Renewable Fuels Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy and Energy Conservation Patent Income Tax Deduction...

  7. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Fuels Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Systems Sales Tax Exemption "Renewable energy" is defined under 30 V.S.A. 8002 as...

  8. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Fuels Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy and Energy Conservation Patent Income Tax Deduction (Corporate) Massachusetts offers a...

  9. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Fuel Cells using Non-Renewable Fuels Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Electrical Generating Facilities Electrical...

  10. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Anaerobic Digestion Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Tax Credit (Personal) Note: Senate Bill 372, signed in April 2015, provides a...

  11. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Anaerobic Digestion Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Systems Sales Tax Exemption "Renewable energy" is defined under 30 V.S.A. ...

  12. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Municipal Solid Waste Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy and Energy Conservation Patent Income Tax Deduction (Personal)...

  13. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Municipal Solid Waste Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy and Energy Conservation Patent Income Tax Deduction (Corporate)...

  14. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Municipal Solid Waste Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy Product Manufacturers Tax Credit The total amount of the credit is...

  15. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Municipal Solid Waste Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Biomass Equipment & Materials Compensating Tax Deduction In 2005, New Mexico adopted a policy...

  16. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Municipal Solid Waste Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Local Option- Renewable Energy Machinery and Tools Property Tax Exemption HB 1297 enacted in...

  17. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Receipts Tax Exemption for Sales of Wind and Solar Systems to Government Entities New Mexico has a gross receipts tax structure for businesses instead of a sales tax....

  18. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Microturbines Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Energy Conversion and Thermal Efficiency Sales Tax Exemption Qualifying energy conversion facilities...

  19. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Anaerobic Digestion Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Energy Conversion and Thermal Efficiency Sales Tax Exemption Qualifying energy conversion...

  20. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Geothermal Electric Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Energy Conversion and Thermal Efficiency Sales Tax Exemption Qualifying energy conversion...

  1. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Solar and Wind Energy Credit (Corporate) Originally enacted in 1976, the Hawaii Energy Tax Credits allow...

  2. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    All) Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Solar and Wind Energy Credit (Personal) Originally enacted in 1976, the Hawaii Energy Tax Credits allow...

  3. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Local Option- Property Tax Exemption Note: Solar photovoltaic systems of 50 kW or...

  4. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Local Option- Property Tax Exemption Note: Solar photovoltaic systems of 50 kW or less are already currently exempt from municipal property taxes...

  5. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Property Tax Exemption For most eligible renewable energy systems, the assessed value of the system is exempt from property tax....

  6. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    would increase the value of the home. The exemption includes general municipal property taxes, school district taxes, and special ad valorem taxes, but does not apply to...

  7. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Equipment Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Air-Quality Improvement Tax Incentives Qualifying air quality facilities, which can be...

  8. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy and Energy Conservation Patent Income Tax Deduction (Corporate) Massachusetts offers a...

  9. Electric and Magnetic Fields (EMF) RAPID Program Engineering Project 8: FINAL REPORT, Evaluation of Field Reduction Technologies, Volume 1 (Report) and Volume 2 (Appendices)

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Commonwealth Associates, Inc.; IIT Research Institute

    1997-08-01

    This draft report consists of two volumes. Volume 1, the main body, contains an introducto~ sectionj an overview of magnetic fields sectio~ and field reduction technology evaluation section. Magnetic field reduction methods are evalpated for transmission lines, distribution Iines,sulxtations, building wiring applkmd machinery, and transportation systems. The evaluation considers effectiveness, co% and other ftiors. Volume 2 contains five appendices, Append~ A presents magnetic field shielding information. Appendices B and C present design assumptions and magnetic field plots for transmission and distribution lines, respectively. Appendices D and E present cost estimate details for transmission and distribution limes, respectively.

  10. Why taxes do distort emissions trading

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Garnett, S.I. II

    1995-02-15

    The truth is that the federal tax system seriously interferes with the intended operation on the emission allowance market. The Clean Air Act Amendments (CAAA) of 1990 created a unique system of transferable sulfur dioxide emission allowances. Congress designed these allowances to facilitate cutailment of sulfur dioxide emissions in two phases. The allowances may be sold, which triggers a tax liability from the IRS based on a capital gain of the selling price. Therefore, internal use and stockpiling is favored due to the tax consequences. To correct the problem, a proposal has been made to allow selling utilities the option of deferring taxation by applying allowance sale proceeds to reduce the tax basis of capital investments in scrubbers and other technology to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions. The proposal does not eliminate taxation, only defers it. It prevents utilities from gaming the system, the gain that qualifies for deferral would be offset by any amounts the taxpayer expends to purchase allowances within two years of the sale. This proposal would help achieve the objectives of the CAAA, and remove any tax anomaly in allowance trading before phase two of the CAAA begins.

  11. Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2015: Cummins-ORNL\\FEERC Combustion CRADA: Characterization & Reduction of Combustion Variations

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Presentation given by Lawrence LIvermore National Laboratory at 2015 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Office Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting about...

  12. Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2016: Design and Implementation of a Thermal Load Reduction System in a Hyundai PHEV

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Presentation given by National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) at the 2016 DOE Vehicle Technologies Office and Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting...

  13. Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2015: Design and Implementation of a Thermal Load Reduction System in a Hyundai PHEV

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Presentation given by National Renewable Energy Laboratory at 2015 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Office Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting about design...

  14. Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2014: Friction Reduction through Surface Modification (Agreement ID:23284) Project ID:18518

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Presentation given by Oak Ridge National Laboratory at 2014 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Office Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting about friction...

  15. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Reflective Roofs Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Orlando Utilities Commission- Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program Orlando Utilities...

  16. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Windows Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Orlando Utilities Commission- Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program Orlando Utilities Commission...

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    Solar Photovoltaics Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate for Existing Buildings Business customers retrofitting...

  18. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Photovoltaics Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate for Existing Buildings Business customers retrofitting existing...

  19. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Utility Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Universal System Benefits Program Beginning January 1, 1999, all electric utilities --...

  20. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Utilities Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Universal System Benefits Program Beginning January 1, 1999, all electric utilities --...

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    Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Systems Tax Credit (Personal) Residential Systems:... Eligibility: Commercial, Residential, Multifamily...

  2. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

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    Solar Pool Heating Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Equipment Exemption Wind Eligibility: Commercial, Residential, Agricultural...

  3. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

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    Combined Heat & Power Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Net Metering Availability and Eligibility Eligibility: Commercial, Local Government,...

  4. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Agricultural Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Net Metering Eligibility and Availability Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Local Government,...

  5. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Agricultural Equipment Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Anaheim Public Utilities- Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs Anaheim Public...

  6. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Agricultural Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Central Electric Cooperative- Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs The Central Electric...

  7. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Solar Photovoltaics Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Net Metering Eligibility and Availability Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Local...

  8. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy and Energy Conservation Patent Exemption (Corporate) Massachusetts offers a corporate...

  9. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Commercial Cooking Equipment Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate for Existing Buildings Business customers...

  10. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Commercial Cooking Equipment Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Entergy Mississippi- Commercial Energy Efficiency Program Entergy Solutions for...

  11. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Tribal Government Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Interconnection Standards for Small Generators Origin Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Local...

  12. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Equipment Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Rocky Mountain Power- wattsmart Business Program Rocky Mountain Power's wattsmart Program...

  13. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Dishwasher Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Consumers Energy (Electric)- Commercial Energy Efficiency Program Prescriptive incentives are available...

  14. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Food Service Equipment Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Waseca Utilities- Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program Southern...

  15. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Industrial Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Riverside Public Utilities- Energy Efficiency Construction Incentive Riverside Public Utilities' (RPU)...

  16. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Process Heat Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Energy Equipment Exemption Wind Eligibility: Commercial, Residential, Agricultural Savings...

  17. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Construction Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Solar and Wind Easements Local Ordinances and Zoning Eligibility: Commercial, Construction,...

  18. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Dishwasher Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Saint Peter Municipal Utilities- Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program Develops innovative...

  19. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Anaerobic Digestion Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Net Metering Eligibility and Availability Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Local...

  20. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Municipal Solid Waste Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Net Metering Eligibility and Availability Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Local...

  1. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    not identified Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Alternative Energy and Energy Conservation Patent Exemption (Corporate) Massachusetts...

  2. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Utilities Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Connecticut Clean Energy Fund Connecticut's 1998 electric restructuring legislation (Public Act...

  3. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Hydroelectric Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Net Metering Eligibility and Availability Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Local Government,...

  4. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Hydroelectric (Small) Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Net Metering Eligibility and Availability Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Local...

  5. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate for Existing Buildings Business customers retrofitting existing...

  6. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Cooperative Utilities Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Connecticut Clean Energy Fund Connecticut's 1998 electric restructuring legislation (Public...

  7. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Cooperative Utilities Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Public Benefits Programs Although Pennsylvania's December 1996 electricity restructuring law...

  8. NREL analysis finds tax credit extensions can impact renewable energy

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    deployment and electric sector CO2 emissions - News Releases | NREL analysis finds tax credit extensions can impact renewable energy deployment and electric sector CO2 emissions February 22, 2016 The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) today released new analysis exploring the potential impact of recently extended federal tax credits on the deployment of renewable generation technologies and related U.S. electric sector carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. The report,

  9. Residential Energy Tax Credit

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Note: ODOE recently filed final rules to implement SB 1507 (2016), which places a limit of $1,500 for all tax credits that can be claimed in a year. SB 1507 is effective in June 2016. It is also...

  10. Solar Property Tax Exemption

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    In Missouri, solar energy systems not held for resale are exempt from state, local, and county property taxes. As enacted in July 2013, the law does not define solar energy systems.

  11. Degradation Mechanisms of Urea Selective Catalytic Reduction...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Technology Degradation Mechanisms of Urea Selective Catalytic Reduction Technology Deactivation Mechanisms of Base MetalZeolite Urea Selective Catalytic Reduction Materials

  12. How unconventional gas prospers without tax incentives

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    Kuuskraa, V.A.; Stevens, S.H.

    1995-12-11

    It was widely believed that the development of unconventional natural gas (coalbed methane, gas shales, and tight gas) would die once US Sec. 29 credits stopped. Quieter voices countered, and hoped, that technology advances would keep these large but difficult to produce gas resources alive and maybe even healthy. Sec. 29 tax credits for new unconventional gas development stopped at the end of 1992. Now, nearly three years later, who was right and what has happened? There is no doubt that Sec. 29 tax credits stimulated the development of coalbed methane, gas shales, and tight gas. What is less known is that the tax credits helped spawn and push into use an entire new set of exploration, completion, and production technologies founded on improved understanding of unconventional gas reservoirs. As set forth below, while the incentives inherent in Sec. 29 provided the spark, it has been the base of science and technology that has maintained the vitality of these gas sources. The paper discusses the current status; resource development; technology; unusual production, proven reserves, and well completions if coalbed methane, gas shales, and tight gas; and international aspects.

  13. Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2014: Cummins-ORNL\\FEERC Combustion CRADA: Characterization & Reduction of Combustion Variations

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Presentation given by Oak Ridge National Laboratory at 2014 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Office Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting about Cummins-ORNL...

  14. Commercial Solar Property Tax Exemption

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    NOTE: House Bill 1305 enacted in March 2016 modifies the property tax exemption or solar facilities by creating a sunset provision for tax exemption for certain facilities, and increasing the...

  15. Renewable Energy Property Tax Exemption

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    For most eligible renewable energy systems, the assessed value of the system is exempt from property tax. One exception is solar energy heating or cooling systems which are exempt from property tax...

  16. Energy Efficiency Tax Credits (Personal)

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    The tax credit may not exceed $100 for insulation, and $250 for qualified energy property, windows and storm doors. The total tax credit may not exceed $500 for any combination of qualified energ...

  17. Energy Efficiency Tax Credits (Corporate)

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    The total tax credit may not exceed $1,000 for any combination of HVAC, hot water, and lighting systems. It should be noted that there is a separate tax credit (up to $400) available for taxpayer...

  18. Sustainable Building Tax Credit (Corporate)

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Note: In April 2015, S.B. 279 was enacted, creating a new Sustainable Building Tax Credit for the years 2017-2026. As of January, 2015, no funds are available for the residential tax credit in 2015...

  19. Sustainable Building Tax Credit (Personal)

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Note: In April 2015, S.B. 279 was enacted, creating a new Sustainable Building Tax Credit for the years 2017-2026. As of January, 2015, no funds are available for the residential tax credit in 2015...

  20. Wind Energy Manufacturing Tax Incentive

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    To be eligible for the full income tax exemption, a business must invest at least $150,000,000 and hire 1,000 new employees within six years. To be eligible for the partial income tax abatement, a...

  1. Tax Abatement for Solar Manufacturers

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    In May 2009, Washington enacted SB 6170, effective July 1, 2009. This bill reduced the B&O tax rate to 0.275%, effective October 1, 2009. This tax rate is 43% lower than the standard...

  2. Biomass Energy Tax Credit (Corporate)

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    In 2011, the South Carolina Department of Revenue issued a private ruling that the tax credit could be applied to an individual's income taxes. Specifically, a limited liability company (LLC) uti...

  3. Renewable Energy Production Tax Credit

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    This annual corporate tax credit is equal to $0.01 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) of electricity produced and sold by the taxpayer to an unrelated party during a given tax year. For new facilities (plac...

  4. Nonrefundable Business Activity Tax Credit

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Businesses engaged in alternative energy research, development, and manufacturing may claim a nonrefundable credit from the Michigan business tax. In order to be eligible for this tax credit, the...

  5. Tax reform and energy in the Philippines economy: A general equilibrium computation

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    Boyd, R.G.; Doroodian, K.; Udomvaech, P.

    1994-12-31

    This paper examines how energy tax cuts, offset with income tax increases, affect production, consumption, and total welfare in the Philippines economy. Our results show that energy tax cuts expand the energy and nonmetal mining sectors, but decrease output in the manufacturing, agricultural, and metal mining sectors. Consumption of all goods and services combined increases as the amount of energy tax reduction increases. Our welfare results, however, are mixed. While the welfare of the mid- and high-income levels increases, that of the lowest income level decreases. These results are robust with respect to changes in the elasticity of substitution in energy production as well as the elasticity of substitution in consumer demand. From the standpoint of economic efficiency, a policy such as this would enhance growth and aggregate income. From an equity standpoint, however, this policy is highly regressive in spite of the fact that the richest households pay proportionately more to finance the energy tax reduction. 18 refs., 10 tabs.

  6. Technologies

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Technologies Technologies Scientists and engineers at Los Alamos have developed a variety of advanced technologies that anticipate-affect, detect, and neutralize & mitigate all types of explosive threats. v Technologies Since its inception in 1943, Los Alamos National Laboratory has been a driving force in explosives science. Scientists and engineers at Los Alamos have developed a variety of advanced technologies that anticipate, detect, and mitigate all types of explosive threats. ANDE:

  7. Primer on Motor Fuel Excise Taxes and the Role of Alternative Fuels and Energy Efficient Vehicles

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    Schroeder, Alex

    2015-08-26

    Motor fuel taxes were established to finance our nation’s transportation infrastructure, yet evolving economic, political, and technological influences are constraining this ability. At the federal level, the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), which is primarily funded by motor fuel taxes, has become increasingly dependent on general fund contributions and short-term reauthorizations to prevent insolvency. As a result, there are discussions at both the federal and state levels in which stakeholders are examining the future of motor fuel excise taxes as well as the role of electric and alternative fuel vehicles in that future. On July 1, 2015, six states increased their motor fuel tax rates.

  8. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    not identified, Wind (Small), Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels, Other Distributed Generation Technologies Comprehensive Energy Savings Plan for State Facilities Energy Reduction...

  9. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Municipal Solid Waste, Tidal, Wave, Wind (Small), Other Distributed Generation Technologies Municipal Energy Reduction Fund In March 2010, the New Hampshire Community...

  10. Integrating Volume Reduction and Packaging Alternatives to Achieve Cost Savings for Low Level Waste Disposal at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site

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    Church, A.; Gordon, J.; Montrose, J. K.

    2002-02-26

    In order to reduce costs and achieve schedules for Closure of the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site (RFETS), the Waste Requirements Group has implemented a number of cost saving initiatives aimed at integrating waste volume reduction with the selection of compliant waste packaging methods for the disposal of RFETS low level radioactive waste (LLW). Waste Guidance Inventory and Shipping Forecasts indicate that over 200,000 m3 of low level waste will be shipped offsite between FY2002 and FY2006. Current projections indicate that the majority of this waste will be shipped offsite in an estimated 40,000 55-gallon drums, 10,000 metal and plywood boxes, and 5000 cargo containers. Currently, the projected cost for packaging, shipment, and disposal adds up to $80 million. With these waste volume and cost projections, the need for more efficient and cost effective packaging and transportation options were apparent in order to reduce costs and achieve future Site packaging a nd transportation needs. This paper presents some of the cost saving initiatives being implemented for waste packaging at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site (the Site). There are many options for either volume reduction or alternative packaging. Each building and/or project may indicate different preferences and/or combinations of options.

  11. Application of Derrick Corporation's stack sizer technology for slimes reduction in 6 inch clean coal hydrocyclone circuits

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    Brodzik, P.

    2009-04-15

    The article discusses the successful introduction of Derrick Corporation's Stack Sizer technology for removing minus 200 mesh slimes from 6-inch coal hydrocyclone underflow prior to froth flotation or dewatering by screen bowl centrifuges. In 2006, the James River Coal Company selected the Stack Sizer fitted with Derrick 150 micron and 100 micron urethane screen panels for removal of the minus 100 mesh high ash clay fraction from the clean coal spiral product circuits. After this application proved successful, Derrick Corporation introduced new 75 micron urethane screen panels for use on the Stack Sizer. Evaluation of feed slurry to flotation cells and screen bowl centrifuges showed significant amounts of minus 75 micron that could potentially be removed by efficient screening technology. Removal of the minus 75 micron fraction was sought to reduce ash and moisture content of the final clean coal product. Full-scale lab tests confirmed that the Stack Sizer fitted with Derrick 75 micron urethane screen panels consistently reduced the minus 75 micron percentage in coal slurry from 6-inch clean coal hydrocyclone underflow that is approximately 15 to 20% solid by-weight and 30 to 60% minus 75 micron to a clean coal fraction that is approximately 13 to 16% minus 75 micron. As a result total ash is reduced from approximately 36 to 38% in the hydrocyclone underflow to 14 to 16% in the oversize product fraction form the Stack Sizers. 1 fig., 2 tabs., 5 photos.

  12. Innovative Clean Coal Technology (ICCT). Demonstration of Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology for the control of Nitrogen Oxide (NO{sub x}) emissions from high-sulfur coal-fired boilers. Technical progress report, third and fourth quarters 1995

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    1996-05-01

    The objective of this project is to demonstrate and evaluate commercially available Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) catalysts from U.S., Japanese, and European catalyst suppliers on a high-sulfur U.S. coal-fired boiler. SCR is a post-combustion nitrogen oxide (NO{sub x}) control technology that involves injecting ammonia into the flue gas generated from coal combustion in an electric utility boiler. The flue gas containing ammonia is then passed through a reactor that contains a specialized catalyst. In the presence of the catalyst, the ammonia reacts with NO{sub x} to convert it to nitrogen and water vapor.

  13. Tax Deduction Qualified Software

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    On this page you'll find information about the EnergyGauge Summit version 3.22 (incorporating DOE-2.1E (v120)) qualified computer software (buildings.energy.gov/qualified_software.html), which calculates energy and power cost savings that meet federal tax incentive requirements for commercial buildings.

  14. Tax Deduction Qualified Software

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    On this page you'll find information about the EnergyGauge Summit version 3.21 (incorporating DOE-2.1E (v120)) qualified computer software (buildings.energy.gov/qualified_software.html), which calculates energy and power cost savings that meet federal tax incentive requirements for commercial buildings.

  15. Tax Deduction Qualified Software

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    On this page you'll find information about the EnergyGauge Summit version 3.20 (incorporating DOE-2.1E (v120)) qualified computer software (buildings.energy.gov/qualified_software.html), which calculates energy and power cost savings that meet federal tax incentive requirements for commercial buildings.

  16. Technolog

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Research in Science and Technolog y Sandia pushes frontiers of knowledge to meet the nation's needs, today and tomorrow Sandia National Laboratories' fundamental science and technology research leads to greater understanding of how and why things work and is intrinsic to technological advances. Basic research that challenges scientific assumptions enables the nation to push scientific boundaries. Innovations and breakthroughs produced at Sandia allow it to tackle critical issues, from

  17. Technology

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Technology Technology Delivering science to the marketplace through commercialization, spinoffs and industry partnerships. News Releases Science Briefs Photos Picture of the Week Publications Social Media Videos Fact Sheets Gary Grider (second from right) with the 2015 Richard P. Feynman Innovation Prize. Also pictured (left to right): Duncan McBranch, Chief Technology Officer of Los Alamos National Laboratory; Terry Wallace, Program Associate Director for Global Security at Los Alamos; and Lee

  18. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Gross Receipts Tax Exemption for Sales of Wind and Solar Systems to Government Entities New Mexico has a gross receipts tax structure for businesses instead of a sales tax....

  19. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Receipts Tax Exemption for Sales of Wind and Solar Systems to Government Entities New Mexico has a gross receipts tax structure for businesses instead of a sales tax. Businesses...

  20. Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit (Corporate)

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    NOTE:  The Renewable Energy Tax Credit is not allowable against Personal Income taxes since 2010, however the Corporate portion of the tax credit is still active. 

  1. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Tax Exemption for Wind Energy Generation In March 2007, West Virginia enacted legislation (SB 441) amending its tax law concerning the business and operation (B&O) tax for wind...

  2. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Property Tax Exemption Note: Solar PV systems of 10 kW or less are already currently exempt from municipal property taxes under 32 V.S.A. 8701 (see Uniform Capacity Tax and...

  3. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Tax Exemption Note: Solar PV systems of 10 kW or less are already currently exempt from municipal property taxes under 32 V.S.A. 8701 (see Uniform Capacity Tax and Exemption for...

  4. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Option- Property Tax Exemption Note: Solar PV systems of 10 kW or less are already currently exempt from municipal property taxes under 32 V.S.A. 8701 (see Uniform Capacity Tax...

  5. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Tax Exemption Note: Solar PV systems of 10 kW or less are already currently exempt from municipal property taxes under 32 V.S.A. 8701 (see Uniform Capacity Tax and Exemption...

  6. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    & Wind Tax Credit (Personal) The tax credit, which may be applied against corporate or personal taxes, is equal to 10% of the installed cost of qualified "solar energy devices"...

  7. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Local Option- Property Tax Exemption Note: Solar PV systems of 10 kW or less are already currently exempt from municipal property taxes...

  8. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Solar Water Heat Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Local Option- Property Tax Exemption Note: Solar photovoltaic systems of 50 kW or less are already...

  9. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Non-Residential Solar & Wind Tax Credit (Personal) The tax credit, which may be applied against corporate or personal taxes, is equal to 10% of the installed cost of qualified...

  10. Technolog

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Research in Science and Technolog y Sandia pushes frontiers of knowledge to meet the nation's needs, today and tomorrow ... Basic research that challenges scientific assumptions ...

  11. The costs of different energy taxes for stabilizing U. S. carbon dioxide emissions: An application of the Gemini model

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    Leary, N.A.; Scheraga, J.D. . Climate Change Div.)

    1993-09-01

    In the absence of policies to mitigate emissions of carbon dioxide, US emissions will grow substantially over the period 1990 to 2030. One option for mitigation of carbon dioxide emissions is to tax energy use. For example, fossil energy might be taxed according to its carbon content, heating value, or market value. Using a partial equilibrium model of US energy markets that combines detailed representation of technological processes with optimizing behavior by energy users and suppliers, the authors compare the costs of using carbon, Btu, and ad valorem taxes as instruments to implement a policy of emission stabilization. The authors also examine the differential impacts of these taxes on the mix of primary energy consumed in the US. The carbon tax induces the substitution of renewables and natural gas for coal and stabilizes carbon dioxide emissions at an estimated annual cost of $125 billion. The Btu tax induces the substitution of renewables for coal, but does not encourage the use of natural gas. The estimated cost of stabilization with the Btu tax is $210 billion per year. The ad valorem tax, like the Btu tax, does not encourage the substitution of natural gas for coal. It also causes a significant shift away from oil in comparison to the carbon tax. The cost of stabilizing emissions with the ad valorem tax is estimated at $450 billion per year.

  12. Energy Saving Melting and Revert Reduction Technology (E-SMARRT): Development of Surface Engineered Coating Systems for Aluminum Pressure Die Casting Dies: Towards a 'Smart' Die Coating

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    Dr. John J. Moore; Dr. Jianliang Lin,

    2012-07-31

    The main objective of this research program was to design and develop an optimal coating system that extends die life by minimizing premature die failure. In high-pressure aluminum die-casting, the die, core pins and inserts must withstand severe processing conditions. Many of the dies and tools in the industry are being coated to improve wear-resistance and decrease down-time for maintenance. However, thermal fatigue in metal itself can still be a major problem, especially since it often leads to catastrophic failure (i.e. die breakage) as opposed to a wear-based failure (parts begin to go out of tolerance). Tooling costs remain the largest portion of production costs for many of these parts, so the ability prevent catastrophic failures would be transformative for the manufacturing industry.The technology offers energy savings through reduced energy use in the die casting process from several factors, including increased life of the tools and dies, reuse of the dies and die components, reduction/elimination of lubricants, and reduced machine down time, and reduction of Al solder sticking on the die. The use of the optimized die coating system will also reduce environmental wastes and scrap parts. Current (2012) annual energy saving estimates, based on initial dissemination to the casting industry in 2010 and market penetration of 80% by 2020, is 3.1 trillion BTU's/year. The average annual estimate of CO2 reduction per year through 2020 is 0.63 Million Metric Tons of Carbon Equivalent (MM TCE).

  13. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Renewable Energy Property Tax Assessment Photovoltaic (PV) and wind energy facilities with a capacity of 2 megawatts (MW) AC or less are assessed locally for property taxes....

  14. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Salem Electric- Photovoltaic Rebate Program Salem Electric offers a rebate to residential customers who install...

  15. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Ocean Thermal Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Portfolio Standard NOTE: NYSERDA has issued an RFP to purchase renewable energy attributes...

  16. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Thermal Electric Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings City of San Diego- Sustainable Building Policy The City of San Diego's Sustainable Building Policy...

  17. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Thermal Electric Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings SouthCarolinaSaves Green Community Loan Program Projects are eligible to receive between 500,000...

  18. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Thermal Electric Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Mountain Association for Community Economic Development- Energy Efficient Enterprise Loan Program...

  19. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Thermal Electric Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings State Building Energy Standards In May 2013 the Sustainable Coonstruction Advisory Committee...

  20. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Thermal Electric Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Solar and Wind Easements & Rights Laws & Local Option Solar Rights Law Oregon's solar and wind...

  1. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Thermal Electric Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Smart-E loans Apart from custom energy efficiency financing, the program also offers special...

  2. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Ocean Thermal Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Renewable Generation Requirement According to the annual compliance report prepared by the Electric...

  3. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings CPS Energy- Solar PV Rebate Program CPS Energy, San Antonio's municipal utility, offers rebates to customers...

  4. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Truckee Donner Public Utility District- Energy Conservation Rebate Program Truckee Donner Public Utility...

  5. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Sustainable Energy Utility (SEU)- Home Performance with ENERGY STAR NOTE: To be eligible for the rebates, the...

  6. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Program The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJ BPU) offers a Home...

  7. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings City of San Diego- Sustainable Building Policy The City of San Diego's Sustainable Building Policy is directed by...

  8. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Heat recovery Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Dollar and Energy Savings Loans Renewable energy projects may be eligible for a loan under one of two...

  9. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Data Center Equipment Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Business Incentive Program Below is a list of equipment categories for which incentives are...

  10. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Tankless Water Heater Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Dollar and Energy Savings Loans Renewable energy projects may be eligible for a loan under...

  11. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Tankless Water Heater Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Business Incentive Program Below is a list of equipment categories for which incentives are...

  12. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings City of Chicago- Small Business Improvement Fund SomerCor 504 Inc. administers the Small Business Improvement Fund...

  13. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Austin Energy- Small Business Energy Efficiency Rebate Program Austin Energy offers a special incentive for its...

  14. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    currently exempt from municipal property taxes under 32 V.S.A. 8701 (see Uniform Capacity Tax and Exemption for Solar). Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Residential,...

  15. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Photovoltaics Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Clean Energy Revenue Bond Program The bonds are exempt from taxation by the state, and any type of...

  16. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Siding Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Industrial and Agricultural Production Efficiency Program Energy Trust of Oregon offers the Industrial and...

  17. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    All) Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Lean and Green Michigan PACE Interested property owners should start by performing an energy audit on their...

  18. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Weather-stripping Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings Lean and Green Michigan PACE Interested property owners should start by performing an...

  19. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Puerto Rico- Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Green Energy Puerto Rican law exempts from the sales and use tax solar electric equipment, associated accessories, and components used...

  20. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    not identified, Anaerobic Digestion Puerto Rico- Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Green Energy Puerto Rican law exempts from the sales and use tax solar electric equipment,...