Cash Grant Expiration Fueling Solar Boomlet, Attys Say

Law360, New York (September 11, 2012, 10:19 PM EDT) -- The U.S. installed twice as much new solar capacity in 2012 as it did last year, according to a Monday report, but attorneys think that figure — inflated by the rush to meet a 2011 deadline for government project grants — will be relatively short-lived.

While investment in solar projects varied widely from state to state, the U.S. saw nearly 1,254 megawatts of new solar power generating capacity built through the first half of 2012, up from just 623 megawatts for the same period last year,...
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