New Research

Federal tax policies have been an important driver for solar’s recent remarkable growth, but without action during the 114th Congress, the 30-percent investment tax credit (ITC) for solar and other clean energy technologies will expire at the end of 2016...
Apr 15, 2015
This working paper provides a synopsis of the 2014 Solar Symposium discussion and provides specific recommendations for how to expand solar energy in lower income communities. The authors provide several policy recommendations and tools that federal,...
Jan 27, 2015
National Solar Jobs Census 2014
Now in its fifth year, the annual National Solar Jobs Census is the nation’s only comprehensive solar jobs assessment produced by The Solar Foundation and BW Research Partnership, in partnership with the GW Solar Institute. Since the first Census in 2010...
Jan 15, 2015
This policy brief investigates the impact that recent Congressional tax reform proposals would have on the solar industry. As the first policy brief in an ongoing series, it outlines both the challenges and the opportunities for the solar industry within...
Sep 16, 2014

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