Renewable-energy program has chance of extension

Congressional approval could happen as early as Wednesday to extend the 1603 cash grant program, which covers up to 30% of the cost of projects such as solar-panel installations. But amendments could derail the proposal. A federal stimulus program that has helped keep renewable-energy projects afloat during the recession could get a second wind despite industry fears that it might become a casualty of partisan bickering in Congress.

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Renewable-energy program has chance of extension