August 9, 2011
5 Breakthroughs for Solar Cheaper Than Coal
Karl Burkart, Mother Nature Network
Mother Nature News
There was some good news last week. While Washington was busy holding the global markets hostage and placing billions in badly needed R&D funding on the chopping block, a new report from REN21 (the Renewable Energy Network for the 21st Century) showed that global investments in renewable energy jumped 32 percent to a record $211 billion, this despite a downturn in the economy and massive R&D cuts in clean energy.
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