A Cleantech Investor’s Policy Advice for the Next US President

Earlier this year, the U.S. brought online its millionth solar installation. The U.S. solar industry now employs more people than coal mining or oil and gas extraction. And last year, clean energy investments in the U.S. totaled $56 billion, with a majority of dollars going to solar and wind.

Yet, solar only represents about one percent of U.S. electricity generation, and non-hydro renewables represent just 7 percent. Electric vehicles, needed to address transportation emissions, are still less than three percent of U.S. auto sales.

The trajectory of the clean energy sector depends greatly on the next …read more

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