More tax credits, please

Source: BY CATHERINE MOREHOUSE, Politico • Posted: Thursday, March 31, 2022

 A coalition of more than 100 manufacturers of clean energy components is urging the president and Congressional leadership to push long-term tax credits through reconciliation to boost transmission, energy storage and green hydrogen. In a letter sent to Biden, Senate Majority Chuck Schumer, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and two committee chairs on Wednesday, the group argued such tax provisions could provide a much-needed boost to the domestic supply chain — and create more U.S. jobs to boot.

“With these policies we can lower energy costs and grow our manufacturing base, but without them our supply chains will remain strained and our clean energy future will be at risk,” said Scott Moskowitz, director of market strategy and public affairs at solar module manufacturer Q CELLS America, in a statement