04 Nov '11, 4pm

BSR 2011: Tackling the Sustainability Challenges of Solar

BSR 2011: Tackling the Sustainability Challenges of Solar

In addition to recognizing and addressing the sustainability challenges that any young industry faces, solar companies has additional hurdles that arise from its position in the energy industry: How do you successfully communicate, much less overcome, the environmental impacts of a green energy source? That was one question posed at a session today during the BSR Conference. Answering the question -- and raising many more of their own -- was a distinguished panel of solar industry leaders and analysts, who came together to share what their firms have learned about solar's sustainability. At the same time, the group was also seeking insight from conference attendees whose industries have long since undergone many of the challenges solar is just now facing. Amy Galland, Research Director at As You Sow , kicked off the session with a presentation about the main sustainability...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2011/11/04/bsr-2011-tackling...

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