United States Code
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For purposes of section 46, the qualifying gasification project credit for any taxable year is an amount equal to 20 percent (30 percent in the case of credits allocated under subsection (d)(1)(B)) of the qualified investment for such taxable year.
Rules similar to section 48(a)(4) (without regard to subparagraph (D) thereof) shall apply for purposes of this section.
Rules similar to the rules of subsections (c)(4) and (d) of section 46 (as in effect on the day before the enactment of the Revenue Reconciliation Act of 1990) shall apply for purposes of this section.
The term “gasification technology” means any process which converts a solid or liquid product from coal, petroleum residue, biomass, or other materials which are recovered for their energy or feedstock value into a synthesis gas composed primarily of carbon monoxide and hydrogen for direct use or subsequent chemical or physical conversion.
The term “eligible property” means any property which is a part of a qualifying gasification project and is necessary for the gasification technology of such project.
The term “biomass” does not include paper which is commonly recycled.
The term “carbon capture capability” means a gasification plant design which is determined by the Secretary to reflect reasonable consideration for, and be capable of, accommodating the equipment likely to be necessary to capture carbon dioxide from the gaseous stream, for later use or sequestration, which would otherwise be emitted in the flue gas from a project which uses a nonrenewable fuel.
The term “coal” means anthracite, bituminous coal, subbituminous coal, lignite, and peat.
The term “petroleum residue” means the carbonized product of high-boiling hydrocarbon fractions obtained in petroleum processing.
A certificate of eligibility under paragraph (1) may be issued only during the 10-fiscal year period beginning on
A credit shall not be allowed under this section for any qualified investment for which a credit is allowed under section 48A.
The Secretary shall provide for recapturing the benefit of any credit allowable under subsection (a) with respect to any project which fails to attain or maintain the separation and sequestration requirements for such project under subsection (d)(1).