15 Apr '11, 10pm

@EcoInternet Clouds Part for U.S. Solar Industry: NYT A potentially dim week for the American solar power industry end...

Associated Press Officials including Energy Secretary Steven Chu, at front at far left, and Gov. Jerry Brown of California, second from left, dedicating a new solar panel factory in Milpitas, Calif., this week. A potentially dim week for the American solar power industry ended on a bright note instead. Solar advocates mounted a last-minute push Monday to prevent sweeping cuts to a federal loan guarantee program for clean energy development in a Republican budget plan. The cuts would have essentially closed the program, which is popular with solar power developers, and rescinded billion of dollars in loan commitments for dozens of projects. A bipartisan group of legislators joined the campaign to spare the program, and in a conference call on Thursday with reporters, Harry Reid, the Senate majority leader, announced that the cuts had been averted. Mr. Reid noted that funds ...

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Clouds Part for U.S. Solar Industry

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Associated Press Officials including Energy Secretary Steven Chu, at front at far left, and Gov. Jerry Brown of California...

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Associated Press Officials including Energy Secretary Steven Chu, at front at far left, and Gov. Jerry Brown of California...

Clouds Part for U.S. Solar Industry

green.blogs.nytimes.com 15 Apr '11, 9pm

Associated Press Officials including Energy Secretary Steven Chu, at front at far left, and Gov. Jerry Brown of California...

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greentechmedia.com 15 Apr '11, 8pm

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sustainablebusiness.com 15 Apr '11, 6pm

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mnn.com 15 Apr '11, 7pm

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treehugger.com 15 Apr '11, 2pm

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