13 Jan '12, 12pm

States Need to Develop Entire Clean Energy Economy, Report Finds

States Need to Develop Entire Clean Energy Economy, Report Finds

In short, for most of the last decade, state clean energy funds have served the nation and its regional and state economies as a critical and innovative source of much-needed public capital supporting the installation of clean energy technologies in American regions. For all the good the funds have achieved, project-only financing—needed as it is—will not be sufficient to drive the growth of large and innovative new companies or to create the broader economic development taxpayers demand from public investments. Also needed will be more focus on the deeper-going economic development work that can create a foundation to grow whole new industries.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/01/13/states-need-to-develo...

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