September 27, 2011

Chu: Solar Will Compete With Fossil Fuels

Silvio Marcacci, CleanTechnica


Clean Technica

Even before Solyndra filed for bankruptcy, the U.S. clean energy industry was facing an uncertain future because of the slow economy, low-cost overseas competition, and political gridlock in Washington, D.C. But in spite of these headwinds, Energy Secretary Steven Chu says clean energy cannot be abandoned and is on track for cost parity with fossil fuels.

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TAGGED: government subsidies, fossil fuels, Solar energy, Steven Chu

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