Found this really helpful video from Greentech Media that does a great job summarizing the future outlook of the cleantech industry in the US, particularly for photovoltaics.

Obama’s Clean Power Plan energy targets will be a huge boost for the industry, but there is a four year gap between 2016 and 2020 where the Solar Investment Tax Credit ends and early action incentives in the Plan come into effect. This gap is predicted to have a significant negative impact on project deployment and overall growth of the industry.

The Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA), the main lobby group for the industry, is mobilizing efforts to convince congress to extend the tax credits until the energy targets begin taking effect.

Source: Rewired for Greentech Media