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Unplugged: The Renewable Energy Speaker Series - The IRA's Environmental Justice Incentive Programs

Unplugged Renewable Energy Series
04/29/2024 12:00pm1:30pm
John M. Ugai
Farella Braun + Martel

Join Farella Braun + Martel and the Environmental Law Institute for the relaunch Unplugged: The Renewable Energy Speaker Series with Farella’s John Ugai and guest speakers Miana Campbell with U.S. Department of Energy, Maria Castillo with Rocky Mountain Institute, Tracy Craig with Craig Communications, and Daniel Raimi with Resources for the Future. The event will be held live at Farella's San Francisco office and live-streamed via Zoom webinar.

The Inflation Reduction Act included key incentive programs, such as the Low-Income Communities Bonus Credit Program and the Energy Community Tax Credit Bonus, that sought to spur clean energy development in frontline communities. Our expert panelists will discuss the status of those programs a year and a half in and the current opportunities and challenges for clean energy developers and environmental justice communities. What are the recent trends in developing clean energy projects in environmental justice communities? What difficulties have arisen with new projects, and how can they be overcome? We will discuss these questions and many more. Speakers will address these questions and more.

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