11 Jan '12, 2pm

We Lose Clean Energy Race without Government Investments

We Lose Clean Energy Race without Government Investments

Why? Because the federal government always has been—and always will be—a player in energy markets. The federal government has made investments in energy for more than a century, by granting access to resources on public lands, helping build railroads and waterways to transport fuels, building dams to provide electricity, subsidizing exploration and extraction of fossil fuels, providing financing to electrify rural America, taking on risk in nuclear power, and conducting research and development in virtually all energy sources. There’s no reason that Washington should stop making new investments.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/01/11/we-lose-clean-energy-...

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