February 2022 Cleantech Roundup: War | Offshore Wind | Buying Power

Big Geopolitical, Humanitarian, Moral, and Economic Disaster: Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Credit: International Energy Agency
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Big Spender

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Big Ethanol Issues

Big Benefits for Tax Credits

“I will confess I was always a little skeptical of the tax incentives. I was concerned that they were expensive on a cost-per-ton-abated basis,” Michael Greenstone, a co-author of the study and the Milton Friedman Distinguished Service Professor in Economics at the University of Chicago, told me. “I came away from this quite surprised at how beneficial this was.”

“It’s very rare that we get opportunities to have policies with a benefit-to-cost ratio of 3 or 4 to 1. Normally it’s, like, 1.3 to 1, and we economists get very excited,” he said.

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