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1838040_edi. The federal government has aided alternative energy development with several tax credits that will expire this year unless Congress extends them. the resources giants said fossil fuels will continue to provide the vast bulk of the world's energy needs in coming decades.pr28energye ditorial_s1. "Within the non-fossil fuel area. In recognition of the importance of alternative energy development to the nation and. the growth of nuclear (power) is xpected to be slow and renewables may grow rapidly but from a very low base. ." LN// BHP Billiton and Exxon Mobile said clean. They include the renewable energy production tax credit for utility-scale renewable energy sources such as wind and the 30 percent residential and commercial tax credit for residential installation of solar panels or fuel cells.20080728. green energy sources will stay relatively insignificant for at least 20 years so the world needs to work on using fossil fuels more efficiently. given soaring fuel and electricity costs — those extensions have been stalled by Senate Republicans. Arlen Specter should lead an effort on his side of the aisle to renew the incentives. So far — incredibly. undergo rapid industrialization. BHP Billiton chief executive Chip Goodyear said world demand for energy is set to increase about 50 pct by 2025. They overwhelmingly recognized the need for a revolutionary approach to greater energy independence.WNDI 2008 2 DA Link Uniqueness No: Incentives/renewables Coming Now No incentives coming now. In separate submissions to the 19th World Energy Congress in Sydney.COM 9-7-2004 [AFX News Ltd. For many of the governors those incentives mean even more than enhanced diversity in their states’ energy supplies because they translate into substantial economic and job development. "All sources of energy will be in greater demand and primary fossil fuels will meet the major share of incremental energy demand for at least the next two decades. and called upon Congress to renew a series of key incentives that have helped to foster the remarkable growth in alternative energy development and use. No renewables coming now AFX.republicanherald. “Revolutionary approach needed for energy independence” http://www. Sen. a major player in the exponential global expansion of wind-driven power generation. "BHP. The state government itself also has chosen to invest heavily in biodiesel and cellulosic ethanol development. It also has two production plants in Pennsylvania. as developing nations. such as India and China.com/articles/2008/07/28/opinion/editorial/pr_republican. Pennsylvania is a good example.they are being stalled by Senate Republicans The Republican Herald.pg10. to Pennsylvania. These credits should be a classic no-brainer in the current energy environment." Goodyear said. Exxon Mobile tell energy congress to get smart on fossil fuel use. especially. 07-28-2008.txt The nation’s governors gathered in Philadelphia recently for the 100th annual meeting of their national association and. apparently were inspired by the city’s revolutionary history. Philadelphia is the North American headquarters of the Spanish wind-energy company Gamesa.a.

Establishes the Advanced Research Projects Administration .org Bill # S.696 6/12/2007 http://www.org Bill # S.WNDI 2008 3 DA Link Uniqueness Yes: Incentives Coming Now (1/3) Incentives coming now – Senate Congress.org/congressorg/issues/bills/?billnum=S. the education deduction to make colleges more affordable and the alternative energy incentives to make the environment cleaner through the end of 2009. companies.3126&congress=110) A bill to provide for the development of certain traditional and alternative energy resources. Requires the Director to implement such programs in a manner similar to the Small Business Innovation Research Program in order to ensure that small-business concerns are fully able to participate in the programs.3126 6/12/08 http://www.AMDT.congress.4348&congress=110) To provide certainty to taxpayers by extending expiring tax provisions such as the R&D Tax Credit that helps US companies innovate. Requires the ARPA-E Director to award competitive grants. and (3) accelerating innovation in energy and the environment for both traditional and alternative energy sources and in energy efficiency mechanisms to reduce energy use.org Bill # S.org 2007 (Congress.org 2007 (Congress. and for other purposes Incentives coming now – Senate Congress. Incentives coming now – tax provisions Congress. (2) turning cutting-edge science and engineering into technologies for energy and environmental application. combat pay exclusion for our soldiers in the field.3614&congress=110) To reduce our nation''s dependency on foreign oil by investing in clean.AMDT. or contracts to institutions of higher education.AMDT.org/congressorg/issues/bills/?billnum=S.org 3/13/08 (Congress.org/congressorg/issues/bills/?billnum=S.S. Authorizes the Director to carry out a program to award cash prizes in recognition of outstanding achievements with potential application to the mission of ARPA-E.congress.congress. renewable. and for other purposes. cooperative agreements.4348 3/13/08 http://www. or consortia of such entities (which may include federally funded research and development centers).' Incentives coming now – R&D and energy efficiency mechanisms Congress.696&congress=110) A bill to establish an Advanced Research Projects Administration-Energy to initiate high risk. Energy Research Act of 2007 .3614 12/10/2007 http://www.org/congressorg/issues/bills/?billnum=S. . innovative energy research to improve the energy security of the United States. economy by: (1) promoting revolutionary changes in the critical technologies that would promote energy competitiveness.org Bill # S.Energy (ARPA- E) to reduce foreign energy imports and to improve the competitiveness of the U.AMDT. and alternative energy resources.congress.org 6/12/08 (Congress.

carbon content Congress. Requires transitional assistance payments to farmers who plant dedicated energy crops for a local cellulosic refinery. and (2) provide a credit to the owner of any facility that uses renewable energy to displace over 90% of the fossil fuel normally used in renewable fuel production.WNDI 2008 4 DA Link Uniqueness Yes: Incentives Coming Now (2/3) Incentives coming now – training. (3) ethanol pipeline feasibility. (6) engine durability associated with the use of biodiesel.org Bill # S. Consumer Protection. (3) grants for renewable fuel production research and development in certain states. Directs the Secretary to establish a grant program for production of advanced biofuels. and (6) sustainable agricultural or culinary practices. Amends the Clean Air Act to direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to arrange with the National Academy of Sciences for two studies on the effects of increased domestic renewable fuel use.congress. Amends the Energy Policy Act of 1992 to prescribe a fuel tank cap labeling requirement. . (7) streamlined lifecycle analysis tools for the evaluation of renewable carbon content of biofuels. (5) recycling and waste reduction. (2) green construction. and (9) offshore wind resources.3124 6/12/08 http://www.org 2007 (Congress. and (2) promulgate regulations to implement appropriate mitigation (anti-backsliding) measures. retrofitting. and (5) a biorefinery information center. Incentives coming now – House of Representatives.3124&congress=110) Renewable Fuels. (4) optimization of flexible fueled vehicles to use E-85 fuel. and design.3124&congress=110) Community College Sustainability Act .Directs the President to: (1) promulgate regulations establishing a renewable fuel standard. (2) at least 11 bioresearch centers for systems biology. (3) green chemistry. Requires the Secretary to study and report to Congress on: (1) advanced biofuels technologies. (2) increased consumption of ethanol-blended gasoline with higher levels of ethanol. conservation Congress. (4) water and energy conservation. such as: (1) alternative energy. Directs the Secretary and the National Institute of Standards and Technology to establish jointly a public alternative fuel database and related standard reference materials. sustainability. (4) grants to Indian tribes and local governments for infrastructure for transportation of biomass to local biorefineries. Directs the President to study and report to Congress on incentives for renewable fuels. Directs the Secretary of Energy to establish: (1) a competitive infrastructure pilot grant program for renewable fuels. Requires the EPA Administrator to: (1) study whether the renewable fuel volumes required by this Act will adversely impact air quality as a result of changes in vehicle and engine emissions of regulated air pollutants. and Energy Efficiency Act of 2007 . ethanol. Authorizes loan guarantees for advanced biofuel projects.org 6/12/08 (Congress.org/congressorg/issues/bills/?billnum=S.org/congressorg/issues/bills/?billnum=S.congress. Directs the President to establish a grant program for research and development in support of low-carbon fuels. (8) the effects of ethanol-blended gasoline on off- road vehicles. wind.Directs the Secretary of Labor to establish a sustainablity workforce training and education program by awarding grants to community colleges for workforce training and education in industries and practices.org Bill # S. Directs the President to promulgate a national biodiesel fuel quality standard. (5) credits for use of renewable electricity in electric vehicles.Biofuels for Energy Security and Transportation Act of 2007 .3124 6/28/07 http://www. nanotechnology. Requires at least one-half of the funds provided under this Act to be awarded to schools that have existing sustainability programs leading to certificates or degrees in at least one of the industries or practices listed above. or technology.

org Bill # H. and commercialization of advanced or transformational technologies for the production. and distribution of nonpetroleum- based alternative energy and energy efficiency. Establishes in the Department of Energy an International Energy Advisory Board to advise the Secretary on the grant program and grant recipients.WNDI 2008 5 DA Link Uniqueness Yes: Incentives Coming Now (3/3) Incentives coming now – R&D. consumption. in consultation with the United States-Israel Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation (BIRD). conservation Congress. to implement projects to encourage cooperation between the United States and Israel on research. comprised of both Israeli and U.1838 3/29/2007 http://www.congress. non petroleum based energy Congress.S. to establish a grant program for joint ventures.org/congressorg/issues/bills/?billnum=H.org Bill # H. energy efficiency.org 6/26/08 (Congress. renewables Congress.congress. (2) increased domestic refining capacity. .R.2867 6/26/2007 http://www.Directs the Secretary of Energy. Incentives coming now – House of Representatives Congress.R. or the United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF).R.RES.RES. Incentives coming now – House of Representatives Congress.6383&congress=110) To make available for research and development of alternative energy certain revenue received by the United States for all future oil and gas leases.2867&congress=110) Independence Prize Act of 2007 .org Bill # H.S.1206 5/15/08 http://www. Incentives coming now – House of Representatives. and (5) enhanced consumer awareness and education regarding methods to increase energy efficiency and available alternative fuel sources.org/congressorg/issues/bills/?billnum=H.congress.org/congressorg/issues/bills/?billnum=H. and (2) an advisory committee. (4) expansion and promotion of additional research and development through methods such as public-private partnerships. economy and environment by providing market incentives to produce and deploy alternative energy solutions and reduce our dependence on foreign oil.org 2007 (Congress.org 2007 (Congress.org Bill # H. or commercialization of alternative energy.1206&congress=110 Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that. alternative energy. private business entities or of U.org/congressorg/issues/bills/?billnum=H.Directs the Secretary of Energy to establish: (1) a program for awarding prizes to U. and Israeli academic persons. Incentives coming now – international cooperation.R. or renewable energy sources. development.congress.R. improved energy efficiency.org Bill # H. entities for research.R.org/congressorg/issues/bills/?billnum=H.congress. (3) promotion and incentivization of increased conservation and energy efficiency.org 6/26/08 (Congress.S.R.org 5/15/08 (Congress.R.6383 6/26/08 http://www. any comprehensive and economically viable energy bill must address: (1) expanded use of renewable and alternative energy sources. and acting through existing programs at the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.6385&congress=110 To provide a large-scale national effort to improve the state of our national security.1838&congress=110 United States-Israel Energy Cooperation Act . in order to meet our nation's growing long-term energy demands and maintain our economic viability in the world marketplace. development.6385 6/26/08 http://www.