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US Solar Industry Urges Congress to Extend Tax Credits  

Nearly 1,000 solar energy companies have sent a letter to Congress, urging it to extend the tax credits for solar energy projects, which begin to phase out starting next year.

“If you want to show a commitment to addressing climate change, you extend the solar ITC [investment tax credit],” Solar Energy Industries Association President Abigail Ross Hopper wrote.

She called the solar tax credit for homes and industries that switch to solar power one of the most successful clean energy tax policies ever created — leading to more than 200,000 American jobs and $140 billion in solar power investment

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Source:: VOANews.Com