Comments Before the Senate Finance Committee on the Topic of Energy Tax Reform

Testimony

Author(s)

Steven Nadel

Description:

ACEEE’s formal comments, as filed with the Senate Finance Committee, support the inclusion of energy efficiency incentives as part of tax reform, noting that efficiency incentives are generally a lower cost way to meet the Committee’s clean energy goals than the items in the Committee’s proposal.  Supports providing performance-based energy efficiency tax incentives for new and existing homes and commercial buildings as well as light- and heavy-duty vehicles based on the general incentive structure proposed by the Committee.