Inclusiv, treasury, and DOE webinar: Help CU members save on energy (tax credits & rebates)

NEW YORK, NY (January 31, 2024) — Tuesday, February 6,
2021:00-2:00 pm ET

Please join Inclusiv, in partnership with the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), to learn how credit unions can support their members to save energy, maximize cost savings, and improve the comfort of their homes.

Billions of dollars in federal rebates and tax credits are available to help lower the costs of consumer electric vehicles, solar, and home energy projects.

Determining how to connect members to the appropriate incentives can be time consuming. This webinar will discuss the types of energy projects that may qualify for financial incentives, and how credit union members can access these financial incentives.


If you are not able to attend live, please feel free to register to receive the information after the event.



Ronald Newman (“Ronnie”) is an experienced professional with a background in policy implementation, politics, national security, human/civil rights, and financial services. He currently serves as a Senior Advisor in the Department of Treasury’s Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) Program Office.

Beyond contributing to efforts to issue key tax-related guidance and working with the IRS to put in place user-friendly processes for tax credit claimants, he engages in systematic stakeholder engagement and outreach to inform Treasury’s approach and educate the public about key IRA benefits.

His previous roles have included serving as National Political Director at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), where he led the ACLU’s National Political Advocacy Department; serving as the Director of Human Rights and Refugee Protection on the White House National Security Council during the Obama Administration; and serving in the Legal Adviser’s Office at the U.S. Department of State prior to his White House tenure.

Ronald graduated from Morehouse College, and holds a J.D. from Yale Law School. He is based in Washington, D.C., where he lives with his wife and two children, Malcolm and Camille.

Edward manages the team responsible for the guidance documents, FAQs, and overall compliance to the guidelines by States, Territories, and Indian Tribes.

Before joining USDOE, Edward directed ACEEE (American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy)’s State and Utility Policy team and strategized how transformative energy efficiency can be incorporated into state policy and utility programs.

Edward served for several years as energy policy advisor for the District of Columbia Department of Energy and Environment, leading the department’s efforts in developing energy decarbonization programs and plans such as the Solar for All DC and the Clean Energy DC plan.

As an energy lawyer, he worked for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on various energy and environmental legislative and regulatory issues, including wholesale electricity market and natural gas matters.  He has also advised energy companies on compliance with local, state, and federal laws and regulations.

Edward holds a juris doctor from Villanova University with a license to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and a Bachelor of Architecture from Virginia Tech.

Ronald Newman
Senior Advisor, Inflation Reduction Act Program Office, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Edward Yim Guidance and Compliance Supervisor, Home Energy Rebates, U.S. Department of Energy

About Inclusiv

Founded in 1974, Inclusiv empowers its member credit unions to advance financial inclusion through advocacy, education, technology, and impact investment. Inclusiv is a certified CDFI intermediary instrumental in driving private and public investment in credit unions to build wealth for individuals, households, businesses, and communities formerly excluded from the financial mainstream.


Kyiakhalid Ruiz
Director of Communications, Inclusiv
(212) 809-1850 x210

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