KPMG National Renewable Energy Group

Learn about our array of services to help you address the tax implications of renewable energy projects

The KPMG National Renewable Energy Group is a team of individuals with experience providing tax services to developers of renewable energy projects, tax equity investors, and operators of renewable energy projects.  We are an integrated group of professionals with a broad range of industry experience who can help you grapple with the changing regulatory and competitive environment, complex risk, technology, and compliance issues.

Our professionals can advise you on the broad range of tax issues facing all participants in the industry—from the tax implications of costs incurred before development to the sale of existing projects, eligibility for credits and incentives, and complex tax and financial reporting implications of ongoing projects. And the group's integrated approach means that you can access the breadth of this experience from a single point of contact.

Among the services offered by the group are:


  • Qualification of federal and state incentives, including energy credits
  • Preparation and review of tax equity models and structuring and negotiating transactions, tracking ongoing internal rate of return calculations, and hypothetical liquidation at book value analysis
  • Consultation and negotiation relating to sales and use tax and property tax exemptions and refund opportunities
  • Tax compliance, including outsourcing and cosourcing the tax function
  • Cost segregation studies
  • Valuation studies of renewable energy assets
  • Advice on all types of transactions—from initiation transactions to sales of projects and everything in between
  • Eligibility and calculation of research and development credits
  • Consulting services for improving the impact on environmental, social, and goverance (ESG) initiatives.

Tax developments related to renewables

Renewable Energy Credits and Incentives

Renewable energy credits and incentives
This document provides a high-level overview of federal tax renewable energy incentives and credits. | March 2022


 

Section 45Q Carbon Oxide Sequestation Credit

Section 45Q Credit for Carbon Oxide Sequestration
Learn more about section 45Q and how KPMG professionals can help you with its application and related areas


 

Build Back Better Act Tax Proposals


 

Insights on renewable project valuations

Renewable Energy Valuation
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Economic Useful Life Study for Power Generation Assets
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Wind Repower – 80/20 Analysis and Valuation
Learn about estimating fair market value of wind repower projects and presenting the 80/20 ratio as described in IRS Notice 2016-31

Wind Repower – 80/20 Ratio

IRS Notice 2016-21's 80/20 ratio for FMV of wind repower projects explained

IRS Notice 2016-21's 80/20 ratio for FMV of wind repower projects explained

The Wild West of Renewables

What new entrants to the market should know

What new entrants to the market should know

Energy Tax Credits Accounting

Accounting for investment tax credits and investments in tax credit structures

Accounting for investment tax credits and investments in tax credit structures

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Tim Andreasen

Tim Andreasen

Renewables Leader, KPMG US

Kimberly Sucha

Kimberly Sucha

Renewables Leader, KPMG US


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