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elliminate the tax break for Photo Voltative solar.

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PV solar is not economoincal in any part of the US except the South west, when you put all the cost together. Get Uncle Sam out of the Buisness of subisdizing an activity that does not make economic sense. We do not import any energy source that is converted into electirc power so this does not help our balance of payments or energy security.

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Energy Efficiency in Military Housing

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Create legislation that allows military personnel who live in government-provided housing to perform energy efficient upgrades at their own expense.

This idea would save installations in water/electricity utilities, and would not require any new monies to be allocated in the budget.

Military families know how to save, and often adopt a conservationist lifestyle out of necessity to stretch the family dollar. Things... more »

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Extend Tax Incentives on Solar to Renters

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I rent a house, and recently paid for upgrades to the house as a way of reducing our energy consumption (insulation, new doors, etc.). I had a solar audit done, and found out that I am not eligible for tax rebates/incentives on solar installation because I am just a rentor. My landlord is not eligible for the incentives either because he is not living in the house as his primary residence.
There is HUGE potential... more »

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