2003-2004 Renewable Energy Legislation
H.R. 4520 American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 (Public Law No: 108-357)
Introduced June 4, 2004 by Rep. William Thomas
Signed into law October 22, 2004
Sec. 710 modifies the tax credit for electricity produced from certain renewable resources to include the following resources as eligible for the credit until January 1, 2006: (1) open-loop biomass; (2) geothermal energy; (3) solar energy; (4) small irrigation power; and (5) municipal solid waste.
H.R. 1308 Relief for Working Families Tax Act of 2003 (Public Law No: 108-311)
Introduced January 20, 2004 by Rep. William Thomas
Signed into law October 4, 2004
Title III extends through 2005 the placed-in-service dates relating to certain facilities (i.e., wind, closed-loop biomass, and poultry waste facilities) for purposes of the tax credit for producing electricity from certain renewable resources.