Solar Funding Approved
research and development funding for solar energy, with a special directive for
the Department of Energy to emphasis growth in high unemployment areas.
unless we aggressively invest in these technologies," said Rep. Gabrielle
Giffords (D-Ariz.), who introduced the bill. "Other
countries get it, we don't, we are falling behind."
2015, the bill establishes a "Roadmap Committee" to direct the DOE on the
allocation of 75 percent of the money.