09 Jan '12, 8am

2011: The Year Renewables Overtook Nuclear in the US

2011: The Year Renewables Overtook Nuclear in the US

Renewable energy is thriving now, and its share of power generation should continue to grow over the coming decades. For the foreseeable future, that trend might require support from the government: If Congress decides to keep rolling back subsidies, the solar and wind industry worry that growth could stall out. But private financiers are starting to realize that solar installations are strong investments that deliver steady, predictable profits, and the solar industry is starting to envision a time when its momentum won’t depend on the whims of Washington.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/01/09/2011-the-year-renewab...

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