Solar energy to be cheaper than fossil fuels in 10 years?

That’s what Energy Secretary Steven Chu claimed in a speech last week to the Washington Post’s Smart Energy conference.  You can read all about it here.

The bigger question, however, is what this means for other nascent alternate energy industries.  Solar has grown on a solid foundation of government subsidies, tax credits, and most importantly, growing private investment.  How can we create a framework for an entire portfolio of renewable energy technologies to attract this same sort of investment and make it big?

Solar cheaper than fossil fuels in a decade, says Steven Chu (grist.org)

More green goes to green projects (LA Times)

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