Renewed Interest In Renewable Energy

The U.S., once the leader in renewable energy, has fallen behind while other countries commit to ambitious targets and European nations gear up to sell clean energy to the developing world.
June 4, 2004, 1pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
Share Tweet LinkedIn Email Comments

"German Environment Minister Juergen Trittin argued that renewable energy helps countries avoid conflicts over oil, protects the climate, reduces air pollution and creates jobs. Germany is the world's leading producer of renewable energy, employing more than 120,000 people in the industry...

At one time the United States was the world leader in renewable-energy production and technology, but it has fallen behind countries like Germany, Norway, Spain and Britain...

...the Europeans are selling their wind and other renewable technologies to [developing] countries."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

Full Story:
Published on Thursday, October 6, 2005 in Wired
Share Tweet LinkedIn Email