42 U.S. Code § 5551 - Congressional declaration of findings and policy
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Congressional declaration of findings and policy
(a) The Congress hereby finds that—
the current imbalance between domestic supply and demand for fuels and energy is likely to persist for some time;
dependence on nonrenewable energy resources cannot be continued indefinitely, particularly at current rates of consumption;
the various solar energy technologies are today at widely differing stages of development, with some already near the stage of commercial application and others still requiring basic research;
the mass production and use of equipment utilizing solar energy will help to eliminate the dependence of the United States upon foreign energy sources and promote the national defense;
the urgency of the Nation’s critical energy shortages and the need to make clean and renewable energy alternatives commercially viable require that the Nation undertake an intensive research, development, and demonstration program with an estimated Federal investment which may reach or exceed $1,000,000,000.
(b) The Congress declares that it is the policy of the Federal Government to—
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