Production Tax Credit for Municipal Solid Waste


Energy - Alternative

Subsidy Type

Tax Expenditure

Committees of Jurisdiction

House Committee on Ways and Means, Senate Finance Committee

$80 FY 22 Budget Score (in mil.)
$800 FY 22-31 Budget Score (in mil.)

Renewable electricity production tax credits (PTC) provide a per-kilowatt-hour (kWh) tax credit for electricity generated from certain renewable sources for the first 10 years of a project under Section 45 of the tax code. In the case of facilities that use municipal solid waste as a feedstock to produce electricity, the PTC is 1.3 cents per kWh.

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