January 11, 2012

The Case For a Green Bank

William Pentland, Forbes


The political tempests triggered by last year’s Solyndra “scandal” have soured many people’s enthusiasm for green energy, especially when publicly-funded subsidies are involved.  Ken Berlin, the Senior Vice-President for Policy and General Counsel for the Coalition for Green Capital and a retired partner of the law firm Skadden Arps, is not one of them and he is ready to walk the chalk when it comes to defending his views. . .

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