Santa Might Come Late this Year: Orphaned Renewables Pushed Back to Broader 2018 Tax Extender Debate 

With the year winding down, Congress got down to the wire on a continuing resolution that will fund the government through January 19, 2018. Both chambers passed the stop-gap funding measure on December 21. When Congress returns from the holiday break, they will only have a few weeks to either set budget priorities, or punt once again, using a continuing resolution. One sore area for renewable supporters has been “orphaned” renewable technologies, which were left out of the last production tax credit (PTC) extension in 2015 and continue to be at a disadvantage compared to other forms of energy generation.

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