America’s Slippery Slope of Support for Renewable Energy
by Joanna Schroeder (DomesticFuel) Our country is quickly sliding down a slippery slope. Not too long ago, we were the leaders in renewable energy – wind, solar, biofuels. Today, not only have the major technological advancements come from overseas, our manufacturing facilities, entrepreneurs and investors are going, or have gone overseas as well.
Where are they going? Brazil. India. China. Why? Because these countries have the winning recipes for success: cohesive energy policy, long-term incentives and private investors. These are the exact three things we do not have in America.
…First, we need to move forward on key legislative policies supporting renewable energy.
…Second, banks must start lending and private investors need to step up and begin funding projects. READ MORE