“These projects will bring immediate jobs to California in addition to hundreds more across the supply chain,” said U.S. Energy Secretary Chu. “Together the projects will power hundreds of thousands of homes with clean, renewable power and increase our global competitiveness in the clean energy economy.”
The solar ETFs have bounced recently after Google (NasdaqGS: GOOG) said it is taking part in an alternative energy investment plan.
Other clean energy ETFs include Market Vectors Global Alternative Energy ETF (NYSEArca: GEX), PowerShares Global Clean Energy Portfolio (NYSEArca: PBD) and iShares S&P Global Clean Energy Index Fund (NYSEArca: ICLN).
Market Vectors Solar Energy