SPIE Membership Get updates from SPIE Newsroom
  • Newsroom Home
  • Astronomy
  • Biomedical Optics & Medical Imaging
  • Defense & Security
  • Electronic Imaging & Signal Processing
  • Illumination & Displays
  • Lasers & Sources
  • Micro/Nano Lithography
  • Nanotechnology
  • Optical Design & Engineering
  • Optoelectronics & Communications
  • Remote Sensing
  • Sensing & Measurement
  • Solar & Alternative Energy
  • Sign up for Newsroom E-Alerts
SPIE Photonics West 2018 | Register Today

SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2018 | Register Today

SPIE Photonics Europe 2018 | Call for Papers

2018 SPIE Optics + Photonics | Call for Papers

SPIE Journals OPEN ACCESS

SPIE PRESS

SPIE PRESS

Print PageEmail Page

Solar & Alternative Energy

Solar likely to benefit from new administration

Democratic candidate Barack Obama has emerged as the nation's president-elect, ushering in a new policy era at the White House. Some indications suggest that an Obama presidency will provide a boost to the domestic renewable energy space, including support for the U.S. solar market.

Perhaps most notably, the Obama/Biden New Energy for America plan includes a provision for 10% of America's electricity to be derived from renewable sources by 2012. That figure will then jump to 25% by 2025.

Full story from Solar Industry.