If you are a small player in the U.S. clean energy market, you are having a harder and harder time finding capital to continue to fund your business, despite that fact that your domestic market is seen as the one with the largest potential for growth. So what do you do? According to Third Way, a political think tank, you look to foreign investors.

"The auto industry went down this same path. Are we going to let history repeat itself?" -- excerpt from a new report, Fire Sale: The End of American Ownership of Clean Energy