Policy


Policy and energy issues are closely linked. We realize that you are spending your time running your business day to day. Our goal with these articles is to keep you most up to date about policies that will impact your business.

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Understanding Registered Apprenticeship Program Standards: Solar Technician Example

Casey Coghlan understands all the ins and outs of Registered Apprenticeship Programs (RAPs). Before she worked as a Colorado Apprenticeship Consultant, Casey worked on the employer side of apprenticeship equation where she built a RAP for a construction company. Through that experience, she learned firsthand how straightforward and beneficial structured workforce development programs, like RAPs, […]

Direct Pay and the Right to Transfer Tax Credits in the Inflation Reduction Act

HeatSpring hosts a free course titled Getting Solar for Nonprofits, Government, and Non-Taxpayers. In the recorded live session, HeatSpring instructor Chris Lord asks Jeffrey Lesk of New Partners Community Solar to explain the new direct pay option and the right to transfer tax credits within the Inflation Reduction Act. Tune into the video to learn […]

Ways for Nonprofits & Non-Taxpayers to Benefit from the Inflation Reduction Act

HeatSpring hosts a free course titled Getting Solar for Nonprofits, Government, and Non-Taxpayers, organized and moderated by Chris Lord. In the recorded live session, Corey Ramsden of Solar United Neighbors, explains some of the new benefits for non-taxpaying entities as well as some of the new project adders included in the Inflation Reduction Act. Tune […]

How to Start Your Registered Apprenticeship Program

“How to Start Your Registered Apprenticeship Program” is a free course where we distill a confusing topic (solar apprenticeships) down into actionable steps. If people are crucial to the success of your business, we hope you’ll join us for this recorded panel discussion with Q&A. The recording is available to all who register.

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New Free Course: Inflation Reduction Act: Energy Storage and Solar Tax Credits

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022 was signed into law on August 16th, 2022, providing a historic $369 billion of clean energy and climate investments over the next 10 years. The expert  team at Energy Toolbase has been diving deep into the energy storage and solar tax provisions within the bill, to understand how […]