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Because of a simple mistake in the law, companies will start to pay a de facto penalty in 2020 to upgrade their facilities to be energy efficient – unless Congress acts to fix the problem.

Last weekend, temperatures soared from the Plains to the East Coast. While there are some quick steps you can take to keep cool, it’s important to consider long term efficiency options. Since many of these projects, like installing new windows and insulation, come at a greater upfront cost, tax...
Here we are in 2019 without any direct incentives for energy efficiency improvements in buildings and out-of-date incentives for electric vehicles. Congress should step up to address the problem.
As of 2018, the costs of certain energy efficiency improvements can now be immediately deducted as business expenses rather than recovered more gradually through depreciation. Learn more about the changes in three questions with industry leaders.
A new analysis from the U.S. Department of Energy strengthens the case for reinstating energy efficiency tax incentives.
This piece was first published by The Hill. An op-ed by Alliance to Save Energy President Kateri Callahan.

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