Power-to-liquids technology can accelerate aviation’s decarbonization journey.
Climate Week is about to kick off in New York, so Lauren Collins and Michael Joyce, both partners at the law firm of Vinson & Elkins, join the show to talk about what to expect from Climate Week, what kinds of news and announcements they will be keeping an eye on and how the overall conversation about Climate Week — and climate coverage in general — has evolved over the years.
On August 10, 2023, the Department of Treasury (the “Treasury”) and the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) issued final regulations (the “Final Regulations”) providing additional guidance to taxpayers on the “Low-Income Communities Bonus” (“LICB”) available under section 48(e) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.
Securing a carbon-neutral future requires seismic shifts across the global energy system. And as a versatile, powerful energy carrier, hydrogen promises to play a vital role.
On June 14, 2023, the Department of the Treasury (“Treasury”) and the Internal Revenue Service (the “Service”) issued proposed regulations and temporary regulations regarding the direct pay election for certain tax credits available under section 6417 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the “Code”).
Taxpayers have anxiously been awaiting clarity on energy community status based on the 2022 unemployment rates to establish location in an energy community through metropolitan statistical area (“MSA”) or non-metropolitan statistical area (“non-MSA”).
On June 14, 2023, the Department of the Treasury (the “Treasury”) and the Internal Revenue Service (the “Service”) issued proposed and temporary regulations regarding the transfer elections for certain tax credits available under section 6418 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the “Code”).
There’s been a lot of buzz about the role hydrogen stands to play in the energy transition. Alan Alexander, a partner at Vinson & Elkins, joins the show to help separate the signal from the noise.
Hydrogen can play a vital role in the transition to a carbon-neutral economy, and momentum for it has never been stronger. Since the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, both governments and companies see the enormous potential of low-carbon hydrogen for storing energy, for powering a wide array of applications, and for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, especially where doing so has proven difficult.