LPPC News & Announcements

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Clearing the Path for Permitting Reform

October 2, 2023

Americans rightly expect the lights to turn on at the flip of a switch, but the electric utilities responsible for powering our homes and businesses must wait years for...

Leading on Clean Energy Expansion

September 26, 2023

From pioneering the nation's first offshore wind farm off the coast of Long Island to breaking ground on Los Angeles’s first-of-its-kind hydrogen hub...

Fitch Says Deleveraging Era Over For Public Power Utilities

June 29, 2023

Fitch Ratings said that a decade of deleveraging has officially come to an end for public power utilities in the United States. Leverage metrics for U.S. public...

LPPC Welcomes Nashville Electric Service as Newest Member

June 28, 2023

The Large Public Power Council (LPPC) welcomed Nashville Electric Service (NES) as its newest member today. With the addition of NES, LPPC now represents 28 of the...

Domestic Content Rules for Direct Pay Continue to Lack Clarity and Certainty

June 15, 2023

LPPC continues to call on the US Treasury Department to provide clarity and certainty regarding domestic content rules for public power utilities, who are eager...

Treasury Proposes Rules on Monetizing Energy Tax Credits

June 15, 2023

The IRS and Treasury Department proposed rules Wednesday for taxpayers looking to monetize clean energy tax credits in President Joe Biden’s tax-and-climate law.

IRS guidance on renewable tax credit transferability, direct-pay provisions of IRA, garners mixed reviews

June 15, 2023

Dive Brief:The IRS issued new guidance, including proposed regulations, related to the tax credit transferability and direct pay provisions of the Inflation Reduction Act...

President’s Post: Permitting Reform & Protecting Direct Pay Priorities as LPPC CEOs Meet with Members of Congress

May 30, 2023

LPPC members, including 19 public power CEOs, convened in Washington, DC, last week to meet with Members of Congress and agency officials about two issues...

LPPC Calls for Certainty and Clarity on Domestic Content Requirements

May 12, 2023

The Large Public Power Council issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s guidance on domestic content requirements...

US Releases Made-in-America Rules for Clean Energy Credits

May 12, 2023

New Treasury guidance will make it more difficult for clean energy companies to meet the requirements to get a tax credit boost for sourcing materials...