‘Buy American’ And Renewable Energy Projects

Law360, New York (October 19, 2009, 1:30 PM EDT) -- In February 2009, Congress passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The ARRA includes a large number of funding opportunities and tax incentives to support investment in clean energy at the local level. These incentives are designed to strengthen the economy and to promote clean and renewable energy.

The ARRA contains significant direct spending programs, tax incentives, loan guarantees and bond programs to support the development of renewable and clean energy technologies. Among the more controversial portions of the ARRA are the Buy American provisions....
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