08 Aug '11, 11am

SunShot: $50 Million Closer to Cheap Solar Power and Green Jobs, Too

The Obama administration has been focusing on federal solar energy policies that create new green jobs, and the new SunShot initiative could turn out to be a major twofer for U.S. businesses. First, the program is designed to advance solar technology research that will make clean solar energy as cheap as, or cheaper than, fossil fuels within a few short years. This will help more companies manage their utility bills with a source of renewable energy that is not vulnerable to market spikes. Second, SunsShot is focused on creating new green jobs in domestic manufacturing as well as in research and development. Let’s face it, anything that puts more money in consumers’ pockets is a welcome relief these days. The latest program out of SunShot is called SUNPATH . It focuses on the green jobs manufacturing goal, most recently with $50 million in new Department of Energy funding ...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/08/sunshot-initiative-so...

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