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Community Wind Financing Handbook

Friday, November 6th, 2009

ELPC’s second version of the Community Wind Financing Handbook is now available.  This guide reflects new financing opportunities available from federal energy and economic stimulus legislation, the new Farm Bill, and state incentives. (more…)

Senators Introduce Farm Energy Amendment to Recovery Bill

Friday, February 6th, 2009

Harkin, Colleagues Push Stimulus Amendment that Would Invest In Biofuels, Other Homegrown Energy Sources

Measure would shift an additional $1.14 billion to support energy programs at USDA

February 6, 2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senators Tom Harkin (D-IA), John Thune (R-SD), Tim Johnson (D-SD), and Jon Tester (D-MT) introduced an amendment (#397) to the economic recovery legislation tonight that would move $1.14 billion from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) into energy programs at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (UDSA). The measure will be voted on tonight. (more…)

ELPC and Allies Propose Robust Clean Energy Program for Green Economic Recovery

Monday, January 12th, 2009

On January 6, 2009, the Environmental Law & Policy Center and a diverse collection of 33 other groups and companies, including the 25×25 Alliance and key farm groups, proposed a robust and comprehensive suite of clean energy programs for inclusion in the federal economic recovery program that will stimulate job creation.


Summary of the Farm Energy Economic Recovery Program

You can download the full letter here (PDF format). Following is a quick summary of the three-part proposal.