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Lifting the Expiration Date on the Future of Renewable Energy

18 Feb

For the most part, the nation has embraced a move to more renewable sources of energy. There are state mandates to increase the consumption of renewable energy, temporary tax credits and incentives, and local subsidies for renewable power generation. But as environmentalists, policy wonks, and decision-makers begin to rack up cheerleaders for renewable energy, we need to ensure that our policies promote the sustained growth of renewable energy industries while contributing to the economic health of our communities. So far, the story of renewable energy in the U.S. has been one of fits and starts. It’s time to look at how we can provide predictable incentives for sustainable energy production. Continue reading