New Bill Would Install 10M Solar Units By 2019

Law360, New York (February 8, 2010, 2:16 PM EST) -- Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., have introduced companion bills to get 10 million solar power systems installed on U.S. rooftops over the next decade as part of an effort to support energy independence and create green jobs.

“At a time when we spend $350 billion importing oil from Saudi Arabia and other countries every year, the United States must move away from foreign oil to energy independence,” Sanders said Thursday.

“A dramatic expansion of solar power is a clean and economical way...
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