15 Mar '12, 4pm

Exclusive: Why #Google and Warren Buffett are ramping up #solar investment

Although corporate investment in solar is nothing new, an influx of investment attached to high-profile names - such as Warren Buffett and Google - is now taking place as the solar sector matures. "High-profile investment lends credibility, but the increased level of investment is due to many factors, such as the federal tax credit, state solar support programs with set-asides that mandate solar renewable energy credits and more funding support," says Lewis Milford, president of advocacy organization Clean Energy Group. For instance, funding from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Program and the Clean Energy States Alliance supports Clean Energy Group's "States Advancing Solar" initiative. This effort focuses on facilitating state-level adoption of financial, policy-related and technological strategies that will accelerate solar technology mar...

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