Effective conservation incentives would send appropriate price signals to consumers. The more common approach, unfortunately, involves arbitrary standards that introduce market inefficiencies and...
Transforming Production Tax Credits
Three reasons to make them a permanent part of U.S. energy policy.
that protects the recovery of sales revenues from qualifying projects would reduce the risk of default to close to zero and provide a very attractive use of the full faith and credit guarantee. Extending that type of guarantee as a replacement for the PTC could greatly lower the scored cost to the Treasury and still provide the same magnitude of public return to renewable energy developers.