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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

House Not Inclined to Subsidize Solar

The solar power industry is facing a double threat from a Congress that may turn off the flow of federal subsidies and take a pass on mandating renewable-energy standards that would increase demand. The Republican-led House, focused on cutting spending and philosophically opposed to subsidizing solar power and clean energy, has targeted federal grant and loan guarantee programs to reduce or eliminate.” (USA Today)

While they’re at it, they should go after the oil subsidies too.

FEE Timely Classic
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