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FY2013 Budget Process Shapes Future of Solar R&D

June 21, 2012
| Blogs & Op-eds

Solar R&D investment saw a 30 percent average growth rate between FY2009 and FY2012. Scenario 1 assumes that the average rate of growth experienced for solar R&D investment during the last four years will persist into FY2013 and beyond. Considering this scenario, solar R&D investments could reach over one billion dollars within a few years.