Europe Could Be Model For US Renewables Incentives

Law360, New York (October 24, 2011, 4:50 PM EDT) -- Renewable energy companies in the United States will continue to face major obstacles to growth as a set of government incentives for the industry expires, unless new federal policies like those that have boosted the sector in Europe take their place, experts say.

The U.S. renewable energy market is growing overall, but many companies are struggling to deploy their products due in part to project finance barriers like capital markets more favorable to conventional sources. On top of that, companies face a shortage of government policies...
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