U.S. Economy affecting renewable energy

NASDAQ in Times Square, New York City, USA.Image via WikipediaThe recent vote to extend the debt ceiling and the drop in the United States' credit rating has caused the stock market to follow with an erratic, mostly down trending response across most markets. Alternative energy companies, among most energy companies, are not spared from the drop.

As we all know, a down economy affects the decisions made by people of influence and government, and affect what sectors receive financial backing. It is a somewhat tenuous time in the United States, as Americans hope the economy can rebound.

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