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The U.S. stimulus bill primer: implications for the solar industry

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By David Owen

In order to stimulate the economy and create jobs, the bill includes over US$6 billion in loan guarantees for renewable energy projects, solar in particular. Industry representatives have estimated that the bill will create 67,000 jobs in the solar power sector this year and a total of 119,000 jobs over the next two years.

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