The solar industry is conflicted about the federal Investment Tax Credit.
Solar proponents want to prove the industry can compete without the 30 percent credit -- and many believe it can eventually. But they also recognize that a change to the ITC will reverse growth in the U.S. and likely cause a lot of short-term turmoil.
How bad would a reversal be?
In this episode, we look at a few different scenarios for the ITC and parse through the economic consequences of expiration, a short-term extension or a five-year extension.