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"âEURoeThanks to the ITC, solar energy will add 220,000 new jobs by 2020, and with this extension, the solar industry can achieve its pledge of employing 50,000 veterans. Clean solar energy will cut emissions by 100 million metric tons and...."THANK YOU!



   

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Ruth R (246)
Monday December 21, 2015, 11:28 pm
Thank You!
 

Ruth R (246)
Monday December 21, 2015, 11:57 pm
Let's continue to protect the tax credits -- while we continue to go with solar energy! Thank you to all of you who have participated in helping. This is a new beginning. Please let's make and keep solar energy as clean as possible from the gathered resources like the sand to the finished product.
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SEIA Celebrates Extension of the ITC

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NEWS
Friday, December 18, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following is a statement from Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on passage of the omnibus appropriations bill, which included a 5-year solar investment tax credit (ITC) extension.
"This historic vote brings the solar industry to the forefront of the conversation about American energy. The ITC extension makes America and its solar industry the world’s preeminent producer of clean and affordable energy.
“We commend members of Congress in both parties for taking this bold step and we look forward to delivering on the promise that this policy now offers all Americans.
“Thanks to the ITC, solar energy will add 220,000 new jobs by 2020, and with this extension, the solar industry can achieve its pledge of employing 50,000 veterans. Clean solar energy will cut emissions by 100 million metric tons and replace dozens of dirty power plants. Importantly, in the follow up to the Paris accord, this establishes the United States as a model for the reduction of greenhouse gases.
"A five-year extension of the ITC will lead to more than $133 billion in new, private sector investment in the U.S. economy by 2020. And much of this growth will come from small businesses, which make up more than 85 percent of America’s 8,000 solar companies.
"Solar power in this nation will more than triple by 2020, hitting 100 gigawatts. That’s enough to power 20 million homes and represents 3.5 percent of U.S. electricity generation.
“The solar industry now has a seat at the table with the nation’s other major electricity producers. Solar is the planet’s most abundant source of energy and offers all Americans clean electricity that can be built at scale and will make our nation proud and prosperous as a world leader in a new energy paradigm.”
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About SEIA®:
Celebrating its 41st anniversary in 2015, the Solar Energy Industries Association® is the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry. Through advocacy and education, SEIA® is building a strong solar industry to power America. As the voice of the industry, SEIA works with its 1,000 member companies to champion the use of clean, affordable solar in America by expanding markets, removing market barriers, strengthening the industry and educating the public on the benefits of solar energy. Visit SEIA online at www.seia.org.
Media Contact:
Alex Hobson, SEIA Press Officer & Communications Manager, ahobson@seia.org (202) 556-2886
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Finance & Tax
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Ruth R (246)
Tuesday December 22, 2015, 12:00 am
Thank you to all who participated, Solar energy is one of the best energy sources for the world as we keep solar energy clean. Millions of people have participate to make this happen. Thank You!
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Tuesday December 22, 2015, 12:21 am
NOTED!
 

Walter F (128)
Tuesday December 22, 2015, 12:51 am
Thanks Ruth
 

Animae C (509)
Tuesday December 22, 2015, 3:07 am
Thanx Ruth
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday December 22, 2015, 6:51 am
Very good news! thx Ruth
 

Roberto MARINI (88)
Tuesday December 22, 2015, 8:03 am
thank you RUTH
 

Jessica K (103)
Tuesday December 22, 2015, 8:35 am
At last there is progress. Noted and thanks.
 

Janet B (0)
Tuesday December 22, 2015, 1:42 pm
Thanks
 

Roger G (148)
Tuesday December 22, 2015, 3:01 pm
noted, thanks
 

Birgit W (160)
Wednesday December 23, 2015, 2:00 pm
Thanks for sharing.
 

Janet B (0)
Wednesday December 23, 2015, 7:26 pm
Thanks
 

Ruth R (246)
Thursday December 24, 2015, 9:45 pm
Thank you for the noting and the commenting!
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 13, 2016, 8:34 am
THANKS
 
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