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The Clean Energy Business Network (CEBN) is the small business voice of the clean energy economy, working to enhance opportunities for clean energy providers through policy support, market and technology information, and business development. Who are you?

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Inflation Reduction Act | Just Transition

February 14, 2024

Insight into Direct Pay for Clean Energy Tax Credits

Elective pay, also commonly referred to as “direct pay,” is a new mechanism included in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) that enables certain tax-exempt entities to receive direct cash payments from the IRS in the amount of an energy tax…
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Blog | Just Transition

February 5, 2024

Recording – Navigating DOE Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiatives

On February 1, CEBN hosted a webinar exploring DOE sponsored manufacturing funding opportunities featuring presentations from officials at the DOE’s Office of Manufacturing and Energy Supply Chains (MESC) and Interagency Working Group.
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Press Releases | Federal Investment

February 1, 2024

Press Release: CEBN Applauds House Passage of Tax Deal, Strong Bipartisan Support for Restoring R&D Tax Deduction

Lynn Abramson, President of the Clean Energy Business Network, provided a statement after the House of Representatives passed the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act. This legislation includes a retroactive restoration to Section 174 allowing for immediate expensing…
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Insight into Federal Programs | Just Transition

January 17, 2024

Breaking Down the Office of Manufacturing and Energy Supply Chains

CEBN provides a summary of the core functions, strategic financing programs, and ongoing and planned investments of the Department of Energy’s Office of Manufacturing and Energy Supply Chains, which was created by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
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