For many U.S. solar firms, it feels like all their chips are on the table. Their cards are face up, their feet are pacing around, and their minds are racing. Why? Because an all-too-idle Congress is set to let vital solar tax credits expire at the end of the year. After countless bills and amendments and committees, the Senate and House still cannot come up with a passable piece of legislation. On several occasions things have looked positive, only to fall down before they can truly get up. While many of us have our future solar plans on the line, many U.S. companies have their business on the line.
In recent years there has been a flurry of solar start-up companies emerging. The solar industry has been growing fast and steady, and with it contractors, installers, suppliers and more: all U.S. companies providing U.S. jobs. (more…)
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