31 Mar '12, 1am

Europe: Still The Renewable Energy Leader?

Europe: Still The Renewable Energy Leader?

For most of the 30 years I have spent working in the energy industry, renewables have been viewed as an interesting yet impracticable source of electricity except in a few unique circumstances. Utilities loved to do demonstration projects but never actually considered replacing fossil- or nuclear-fueled power plants with wind or solar. In the last few years, however, such thinking has begun to shift, and a few leading European countries , U.S. states, and possibly now China are leading the change in thinking.

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