18 Apr '12, 3pm

Clean Technology on the Brink

Clean Technology on the Brink

Clean energy technology has grown robustly and come down in price in recent years, driven by hefty government stimulus spending, expectations of future regulation and substantial private investment. But that technology is going to fall off a cliff unless government steps in quickly to revitalize the solar, wind, nuclear, battery and clean vehicle sectors with new spending and federal policy, according to a new study from three research groups. Bloomberg News The report, written by energy and technology experts at the Breakthrough Institute , the Brookings Institution and the World Resources Institute , says that renewable energy generation doubled from 2006 to 2011, the first new nuclear plants in decades are under construction, and prices for solar, wind and other clean energy technologies have fallen while employment in those sectors has risen by 70,000 jobs even during ...

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Amazon, Apple, Twitter score low on clean energy

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