The Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits Renewable Energy Power Awards recognize the most effective and innovative renewable energy tax credit developments that have had positive impact on job creation and their communities’ energy footprint.
To be eligible for consideration, a tax credit development will have been placed in service in 2014 or by Nov. 1, 2015 and involve the use of federal renewable energy investment tax credits, federal renewable energy production tax credits and/or Section 1603 cash grant funds.
Developments may be nominated in one of the categories listed below and may be a development with which the nominating entity was involved or simply one deemed deserving. A nominating entity may nominate more than one development, and/or one development in more than one category.
Developments will be judged on the following criteria.
Has this development:
A panel of judges with wide-ranging expertise in the renewable energy tax credit industry will review all entries and judge the developments based on the criteria listed above.
Nominations submitted by Jan. 15, 2015 will be considered for the awards to be presented in April 2015. Novogradac & Company LLP will attempt to reach the contact person for an incomplete nomination for further information. All submissions must be complete before a nomination will be accepted.
All nominations must include a completed nomination form, narrative statement, supplemental materials (minimum of three), and hand signed limited release agreement.
The narrative statement should be no more than 1,000 words. This narrative should describe how the development meets one or more of the criteria listed above.
At least three supplemental materials (i.e., photos, renderings, architectural plans, marketing information sheets) should also be submitted to document the development’s qualities. Submitted photographs, renderings and other image files must be at least 300 dpi+ and at least 7.5 x 8.5 inches or larger.
A limited release agreement must be completed for each piece of supplemental material.
To submit a nomination, all materials including the nomination form, release agreement(s) and supplemental materials must be uploaded to ShareFile.
Recipients and honorable mentions of the Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits Renewable Energy Power Awards, and their development teams, will be honored during a ceremony at the Novogradac Financing Renewable Energy Tax Credit Conference, April 23, 2015, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas, Nev.
Award recipients receive:
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