San Francisco (PRWEB) April 24, 2014
The Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits today honored winners of the inaugural Renewable Energy Power Awards during a luncheon ceremony in San Francisco, Calif. The awards were announced in front of more than 200 developers, investors, and other renewable energy stakeholders attending the Novogradac Financing Renewable Energy Conference at the Four Seasons.
“We are pleased to congratulate the winners and honorable mentions of the inaugural Renewable Energy Power Awards for their exceptional work in bringing the benefits of renewable energy to communities across the country,” said Michael J. Novogradac, CPA and managing partner of Novogradac & Company LLP. “As the first recipients of the Renewable Energy Power Awards, our honorees have set high standards with the caliber of their work and I look forward to seeing other worthy projects recognized by these awards in the years to come.”
The Renewable Energy Power Awards were presented to development teams involved with effective and innovative renewable energy tax credit projects that created jobs, provided positive community impact and reduced energy footprints. Developments eligible for consideration used the federal renewable energy investment tax credit (ITC), the federal renewable energy production tax credit (PTC) and/or Section 1603 cash grant funds. Awardees were recognized in three categories:
- Winner: Burgess BioPower LLC
o Developed by Cate Street Capital Inc.
- Honorable Mention: Harbor Wind LLC
o Developed by Revolution Energy LLC
- Honorable Mention: SunEdison California Department of General Services Transactions
o Developed by SunEdison
- Honorable Mention: Naval Air Weapons Station (NAWS) China Lake
o Developed by SunPower Corporation
- Winner: Cape and Vineyard Electric Cooperative Inc. and Town of Dennis Solar Project
o Developed by American Capital Energy Inc.
- Honorable Mention: HRI Solar Energy Project
o Developed by Historic Restoration Incorporated
- Honorable Mention: San Diego Unified School District
o Developed by Main Street Power Company Inc.
Small Community Project
- Winner: Little Deschutes Lodge II
o Developed by Pacific Crest Affordable Housing LLC
- Honorable Mention: St. Albans Solar Farm
o Developed by Joseph Larkin of Larkin Realty
Full descriptions of the winning developments can be found at http://www.novoco.com/awards/energy/index.php.
The Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits provides news, analysis and commentary on the affordable housing, new markets, renewable energy and historic rehabilitation tax credit industries. This comprehensive 80-page publication features columns written by industry experts, Q&As on technical tax credit issues, features about tax credit developments and more, all informed by Novogradac and Company’s 25 years of experience on the front lines of the tax credit industry.
Novogradac began operations in 1989, and the allied group of Novogradac companies has since grown to more than 500 employees and partners with offices in San Francisco and Long Beach, Calif.; the Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Ga., Detroit, Mich., Kansas City, Mo. and Seattle, Wash. metro areas; St. Louis, Mo., Boston, Mass.; Austin, Texas; Dover, Columbus and Cleveland, Ohio; New York, N.Y.; and Portland, Ore. Specialty practice areas include tax, audit and consulting services for tax-credit-assisted multifamily and affordable housing, community revitalization, rehabilitation of historic properties and renewable energy developments.
For more information about the Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits Renewable Energy Power Awards, please contact Teri Baker at (415) 356-7995 or by email at Teri.Baker(at)novoco(dot)com.