2018 outlook on renewable energy

| February 10, 2018

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Heading into 2018, the renewable energy industry faces an unusual degree of policy uncertainty, but it’s also riding some strong tailwinds. Topping the list of proposed policies or rulings contributing to uncertainty are tax reform and the solar trade case, which have slowed wind and solar deal activity as they wind their way through the federal legislative and executive branches.

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