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The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022 has created tax credit opportunities for clean energy projects in the U.S., but in order to maximize credit opportunities it is vital to strategically site your project. Projects on land designated as low-income, Tribal land or as an "energy community" may be eligible for significantly larger tax credits.

Interested in learning more about energy communities and how to determine the most advantageous site for your project? Watch this on-demand video for a quick overview of:

  1. The Inflation Reduction Act
  2. What defines an energy community and how to ensure eligibility
  3.’s interactive map
  4. Learn about, a marketplace for buying and selling clean energy tax credits


  • Investment tax credits and production tax credits: Projects over 1 megawatt must satisfy prevailing wage and apprenticeship requirements to receive the full amount, but there is an exception for projects under 1 megawatt.
  • IRA includes more than 70 credits, but only certain credits are eligible for sale or direct pay
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IRS issues preliminary guidance on energy communities

On April 4, 2023, the IRS issued Notice 2023-29 (Notice), providing initial guidance on energy communities for purposes of qualifying for one of the bonus energy credit structures under the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).