There is one summary for H.R.2652. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (06/11/2007)

Generating Renewable Energy and Encouraging Novel Technologies Act of 2007 - Amends Internal Revenue Code provisions relating to renewable energy and other energy-related tax incentives.

Allows current year expensing for: (1) wind, solar, geothermal, biomass, and ocean energy property used to produce electricity; (2) qualified fuel cell or microturbine property; (3) oil shale extraction and processing property; and (4) coal-to-liquid fuels process property.

Extends eligibility for clean renewable energy bonds (CREBs) and the issuance authority for such bonds through 2018.

Extends through 2018: (1) the tax credit for investment in solar energy and qualified fuel cell property; (2) the income and excise tax credits for alcohol used as fuel and for alternative fuels; (3) the tax credit for nonbusiness energy property expenditures; and (4) the tax deduction for energy efficient commercial building expenditures.

Extends through 2016 the tax credit for residential energy efficient property expenditures and increases the amount of such credit.

Allows accelerated depreciation for electric transmission or distribution property.

Extends through 2017 the tax credit for using wind, solar, and geothermal resources to produce electricity.

Allows new tax credits for: (1) producing electricity from ocean energy; (2) investment in cellulosic biomass ethanol plant property; (3) investment in oil shale extraction and processing property; (4) diesel used as fuel; and (5) investment in a coal-to-liquid fuels project.

Revises tax credit amounts for certain energy efficient appliances (e.g., dishwashers, refrigerators) produced after 2007.

Extends through 2040 the tax credit for producing electricity from advanced nuclear power facilities and increases the amounts of such credit.