Wind Energy Financing Washington DC

Local resource for wind energy financing in Washington, DC. Includes detailed information on local business provide access to green energy producers, green energy investors, cost of electricity, and utility-scale wind systems as well as advice and content on efficient power plants and wind farm.

Brown Williams Scarbrough & Quinn Inc
(202) 775-8994
750 17th St NW Ste 400
Washington, DC
 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
(202) 208-0300
Washington, DC
 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
(202) 502-8100
Washington, DC
 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
(202) 357-8500
Washington, DC
 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
(202) 357-9233
Washington, DC
 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
(202) 357-8100
Washington, DC
 
Energy Resources International
(202) 464-4144
1015 18th St NW Ste 650
Washington, DC
 
Econergy International Corporation
(202) 822-4980
1925 K St NW
Washington, DC
 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
(202) 357-5269
Washington, DC
 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
(202) 502-8377
Washington, DC
 

Wind Energy: A Short Guide to Subsidies and Incentives

Around the world, countries offer incentives and tax breaks for investment in wind and other renewable energies. This makes sense for a number of reasons.

It's a little known fact that governments subsidize the petroleum industry. In the US, for example (according to sources), between 5 and 10 billion dollars a year of taxpayer's money goes to the petroleum industry. Less than 500 million a year goes to renewables.

In most places around the world, fossil fuels are more expensive. Governments recognize the finitude of oil reserves and their damage to the environment. They encourage consumers to switch to renewable energies that tap into free sources and do far less harm to the environment.

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In the USA

American incentive programs are increasing. You can read about state and local incentives on the DSIRE database.

Here is a list of Federal initiatives from the database (taken from dsireusa.org):

  • Corporate Depreciation:
    • Modified Accelerated Cost-Recovery System (MACRS)
  • Corporate Exemption:
    • Residential Energy Conservation Subsidy Exclusion (Corporate)
  • Corporate Tax Credit:
    • Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit
  • Federal Grant Program:
    • Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Improvements Program
    • Tribal Energy Program Grant
    • Value-Added Producer Grant Program
  • Federal Loan Program
    • Energy Efficient Mortgage (EEM)
    • Energy Star Financing and Mortga...

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