Project Finance NewsWire

March 2023


Stimulus With Bottlenecks

The Inflation Reduction Act is stimulating demand at the same time that developers are running into multiple bottlenecks. Some of the bottlenecks are consequences of the war in Ukraine.

Cost of Capital: 2023 Outlook

Yields on 10-year and 30-year Treasuries are above 4% for the first time since 2007, up from only 1.9% a year ago. The futures markets shows investors expect the federal funds rate to peak at 5.45% ...

Washington Policy Outlook

Tom West, deputy assistant secretary of the Treasury for tax policy, told the 18th annual renewable energy law conference at the University of Texas in Austin in late January that the Treasury hopes ...

Environmental Update

The White House Council on Environmental Quality, or CEQ, released interim guidance for how federal agencies should assess climate change effects of federal agency actions in their environmental assessments ...


LMI Bonus Credits

LMI bonus credits will be hard to claim on 2023 projects the way the Internal Revenue Service plans to implement the program.

Section 45V Tax Credits: Open Issues

A showdown over standards that must be met to count hydrogen as clean is pitting hydrogen producers against environmental groups and some renewable energy generators.

Applying for Section 48C Tax Credits

Manufacturing angling for some of the $10 billion in tax credits that the Inflation Reduction Act authorizes to encourage construction of new US factories to make products for the green economy ...

Cryptocurrency Contributions

Charitable contributions made in cryptocurrency cannot be deducted without an appraisal to establish how much the cryptocurrency is worth.