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EnergyCommittee on Science, Space, and TechnologyCommittee on Ways and MeansIntroducedOctober 22nd, 2009
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Renewable Energy Investment Act of 2009
To enhance the energy security of the United States by encouraging investments in renewable and alternative energy and to authorize appropriations for research in and development of fungible biofuels.
Renewable Energy Investment Act of 2009 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) extend through 2014 the tax credit for producing electricity from renewable resources; (2) increase and extend through 2014 the authority for issuing new clean renewable energy bonds; (3) extend through 2018 the energy tax credit for investment in solar energy and fuel cell property, small wind energy property, and geothermal heat pump systems; (4) increase the energy tax credit for investment in advanced energy facilities; and (5) extend through 2011 the income and excise tax credits for alcohol fuels, biodiesel, and renewable diesel. Authorizes appropriations for advanced biofuels research, development, and demonstration that will create fuels that are fungible in existing infrastructure.