Markets - 08/June/2018

Why saying goodbye to subsidies is hard to do

Building solar and wind projects without subsidies is seen by many as the solution to the energy transition. But falling costs can create their own problems, especially without the right regulation and continuing financial support for fossil fuels

Building solar and wind projects without subsidies is seen by many as the solution to the energy transition. But falling costs can create their own problems, especially without the right regulation and continuing financial support for fossil fuels

For many renewable energy advocates, it’s the Holy Grail: the point where projects can be financed and built without government subsidies. Once that happens, they believe, renewable energy penetration will take off like a rocket, as economics overtakes environmental concern as the reason to invest in clean energy. ...

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