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Plante Moran

Future-focused solutions for a cutting-edge industry

In the fast-paced world of renewable energy, you need an advisor who provides solutions as cutting edge as the services or technology you provide. But modern solutions alone aren’t enough without a foundation of decades of energy experience. Whether you need guidance on constantly evolving tax, audit, or technology issues, our experts can help.

We serve a diverse range of alternative energy companies, including biomass, energy storage, geothermal, solar, and wind. Whether you’re engaged in energy production, storage, or provide renewable products and services, we’ll help you formulate strategies, maximize opportunities, and prepare for change. Our partners average over 25 years of experience, and our team serves more than 100 renewable energy clients, which means we can anticipate the challenges and opportunities you might face.

Our dedicated team of energy experts also has experience with various business models. So whether you need to meet the financial reporting and income tax needs of institutional investors and private equity fund managers; comply with quarterly and annual financial reporting and filing requirements as a public company; or navigate an acquisition, divestiture, or other transaction, we have the expertise to help you succeed.


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  • Year-end tax bill extends and enhances renewable energy credits

    The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, increased percentages and extended availability of renewable energy credits. If your business invests in wind or solar, or benefits from carbon sequestration, read on to learn how these changes may help. 

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  • Tax credits continue to fuel the renewable future

    As investors consider renewable energy and carbon reduction projects, tax incentives should be part of economic modeling and decision-making. Both operators and investors need to analyze the various factors regarding financial reporting and overall financing structure.

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Empowering innovation to thrive

When you operate at the forefront of technology, the only constant is change. That’s why our future-focused team of energy specialists provides modern solutions to your modern challenges, allowing you to do what matters most: running your business and innovating the technology of the future.

Our goal is to understand you and your goals so we can craft a custom solution to meet your needs. By understanding your long-term growth strategies, we deliver actionable insights and proactive advice to help you meet your goals and thrive.

“We’re just excited to be a part of the journey with our alternative energy clients,” says Joe J. Adams, our renewable energy practice leader. “The industry is evolving so rapidly, and it’s amazing to watch it evolve in real time with some of our clients leading the way.”