January 8, 2010: today President Obama announced the award of $2.3 billion in American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (“ARRA”) Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credits for tens of thousands of clean energy jobs on 183 clean energy manufacturing projects across the 43 states. United States, including the domestic manufacture of wind turbine and solar panels. The tax credits will support job creation in the domestic clean tech manufacturing industry and are a step towards meeting the President’s goal of doubling the US’ use of renewable energy in the next three years.