These are important because they signal a long-term commitment to the growth of solar energy in the US and to American manufacturing. And they give solar investors the confidence they need to finance solar panel production facilities. In addition, the Commerce Department should move quickly to complete its investigation to give the solar industry certainty on pricing for imports until Congress agrees to a longer-term solution.
Congress still has time to act, but it’s running short. Lawmakers should agree to passage of the tax credits before the session ends. The nation’s clean energy goals are hanging in the balance.
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