These tax credits were designed to create momentum for some of the companies already working on renewable energy technologies, expand the solar energy marketplace and enable more to participate in this growth industry - thereby creating hundreds of thousands of jobs - and narrowing the cost gap for solar power to compete with coal-produced electricity. According to the solar industry, this forward-thinking package should produce some 440,000 jobs and more than $230 billion in investments.
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