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  • Alternative Energy

Alternative Energy

As an alternative energy company, you understand that going green, reducing energy consumption and engaging in other sustainable business activities are not only socially responsible business practices, they can also yield significant tax benefits. Governments offer a wide range of renewable energy tax credits and incentives that may provide increased current cash flow, reduce tax liability, and help offset the cost of energy-efficient improvements.

BDO's alternative energy professionals help you to identify, negotiate and secure federal, state and local energy tax credit incentives, as well as assist with sustainability reporting.

Our alternative energy and green accounting clients include businesses focused on the products, services, and processes that provide superior performance at lower costs, a reduction in negative ecological impacts and the responsible use of natural resources. These include:

  • Energy generation - wind, solar, hydro/marine, biofuels, and geothermal

  • Energy storage systems - fuel cells, advanced batteries, and other hybrid alternatives

  • Energy infrastructure - management and transmission

  • Energy efficiency - lighting, buildings and glass

  • Transportation - vehicles, logistics, structures, fuels

  • Water & waste water - treatment and conservation

  • Air & environment - cleanup/safety, emissions control, monitoring/compliance, trading and offsets

  • Materials - Nano, bio and chemical

  • Manufacturing - advanced packaging, monitoring & control, automotive and smart production

  • Agriculture - natural pesticides, land management and aquaculture

  • Recycling & waste - recycling and waste treatment