Alternative Energy Production Tax Credit; Program Opportunity Notice
[39 Pa.B. 4389]
[Saturday, July 25, 2009]
The Department of Environmental Protection (Department), Bureau of Energy, Innovations and Technology Deployment announces an opportunity to apply for an Alternative Energy Production Tax Credit provided for in the Alternative Energy Investment Act of 2008 (73 P. S. §§ 1649.101--1649.711). This program provides a Tax Credit of 15% of the net cost of alternative energy production projects located in the Commonwealth. There is a limit of $1,000,000 per taxpayer and $5,000,000 for the program year 2009.
Eligible projects could include projects which: produce or distribute alternative energy, manufacture or produce products which provide alternative energy or alternative fuels, improve energy efficiency or conserve energy, research and develop technology to provide alternative energy sources or alternative fuels, develop or enhance the transportation of alternative fuels by means as rail, developing new more efficient locomotives or enhancing the efficiency of existing locomotives.
Eligible applicants include Pennsylvania taxpayers who completed a qualifying project in this Commonwealth between July 9, 2008 and December 31, 2008, in the preceding tax year.
The application package including guidance, instructions and application forms is available electronically on the Department's web site at http://www.dep.state.pa.us, key word ''Alternative Energy Tax Credit.'' The application package is also available by contacting the Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Energy and Technology Deployment, 15th Floor, Rachel Carson State Office Building, 400 Market Street, P. O. Box 8772, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8772, (717) 783-8411.
Applications for projects must be received or postmarked by September 15, 2009. E-mails or faxes will not be accepted. Use staples only, no binding or cover pages.
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 09-1326. Filed for public inspection July 24, 2009, 9:00 a.m.]
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