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U.S. Solar Policy Impact Analysis: Economic Impact of Extension of the Treasury Grant Program (TGP) and Inclusion of Solar Manufacturing Equipment in the Investment Tax Credit (MITC)(Presentation)

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This study analyzes the economic impact in the United States of extending the TGP by two years through 2012 and allowing solar manufacturing expenditures to be claimed under the current Section 48 30% investment tax credit (ITC) as a new MITC. The study examines the impact of these policies on job creation and solar electric technology deployment in the period from 2010 to 2016.