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Can Electrification Short-Circuit the Utility Death Spiral?

The road to electrifying heating and transportation in the United States is being mapped out by Electric Power Research Institute and The Brattle Group. Their forecasts show that different paths may yield a range of environmental, business and health benefits. Electrification could also stoke the fire of utility profits, which has dimmed in recent years.

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External News

The Green New Deal, Carbon Pricing, And Other Policies that Could Shape 2019

As the threat that climate change poses to civilization becomes clearer, more voices across the political spectrum call for governmental action to slow average global temperature increases and adapt to the impact on natural and constructed infrastructure. Here are three developments likely to shape business strategy in 2019.
Reports

IRS Sheds New Light on Solar Tax Credits, Leaves Energy Storage in the Dark

Guidance on when construction has begun on commercial solar energy properties and other qualified energy properties for purposes of claiming the Investment Tax Credit, the key tax credit for solar energy projects, has been issued by the Internal Revenue Service.

Alaska Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 1.50 / 8
Utilities:
Score 1.00 / 20
Transportation:
Score 2.50 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
33 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
10 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
9 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
84%

of people in Alaska support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2018.

(Same as the national average)
(est. 396,549 of 470,699 adults)

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