Both the wind and solar industries depend on these credits — which expire in December — to scale their businesses and become competitive with coal, oil and natural gas. Unlike offshore drilling, these credits could have an immediate impact on America’s energy profile.

From “Eight Strikes and You’re Out,” by New York Times Op Ed Columnist, Thomas L. Friedman.  For the entire article including information on the presidential candidates voting records on the Federal Investment Tax Credits for renewable energy, click here.