1603 Treasury Program http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Mo. solar energy companies call to extend federal renewable energy tax grant http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-solar-energy-companies-call-extend-federal-renewable-energy-tax-grant <p>Missouri solar energy companies are calling for Congress to extend a federal tax grant for renewable energy.<br /><br />The <a href="http://www.treasury.gov/initiatives/recovery/Pages/1603.aspx">1603 Treasury Program</a> lets solar, wind, and other renewable energy developers take an existing 30 percent tax credit as a cash grant, instead.<br /><br />The executive director of the <a href="http://www.moseia.org/">Missouri Solar Energy Industries Association</a>, Heidi Schoen, says the tax grant program has driven investment in renewable energy projects nationwide.</p> Thu, 15 Dec 2011 22:50:05 +0000 VĂ©ronique LaCapra 2691 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. solar energy companies call to extend federal renewable energy tax grant