The Obama administration yesterday announced that 183 companies will get a total of $2.3 billion worth of tax credits for clean-energy manufacturing projects in 43 states.
The tax credits are part of the $787 billion stimulus President Obama pushed through Congress last year.
The projects getting the tax credit are forecast by the administration to create more than 17,000 jobs.
“Building a robust clean-energy sector is how we will create the jobs of the future - jobs that pay well and can’t be outsourced,’’ Obama said.
Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Ian Bowles said the following Massachusetts companies received tax credits under the program: Premium Power Corp. of North Reading, Greenray Inc. of Westford, Certain Teed Corp. of Norwood, Airxchange Inc. of Rockland, and Konarka Technologies Inc. of Lowell.